The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is pleased to announce another major step toward closing the digital divide for county residents. A grant awarded to Comcast through the state’s Connect Maryland Network Infrastructure Grant Program will expand broadband access to an additional 36 homes in the county and add nine miles of infrastructure. The $942,223 award was one of 35 made to internet service providers and local jurisdictions to help fund construction of new broadband networks to reach unserved households. St. Mary’s County recently announced it is expanding its Xfinity 10G Network to more than 17,500 additional homes and businesses across 450 miles in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, delivering its full suite of Xfinity and Comcast Business services. “Through a public/private partnership with Comcast, the BOCC has made significant investments in expanding services throughout the county to ensure everyone has access to the opportunities and resources the internet provides – a necessity in today’s world,” said BOCC President Commissioner Earl F. “Buddy” Hance. “This grant funding complements the significant work we are already doing to complete the broadband infrastructure buildout to all in Calvert who request it.” “We are excited to strengthen our partnership with Calvert County and […]
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