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Program Description

  Office of Broadband Programs FiberNet (Cable Fund)

OBP-FiberNet supports operation and maintenance of, and provision of new applications over, Montgomery County's private communications network - FiberNet. FiberNet is a critical infrastructure asset that provides carrier-class voice, video, Internet access and data network services for Montgomery County Government, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), Montgomery College, Housing Opportunities Commission (HOC), the Maryland-National Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) and the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC). The County's public safety communications are also provided via FiberNet infrastructure. Additionally, FiberNet provides connectivity to and private network access to the State of Maryland and regional local government networks. Expenditures cover the cost of network service expansion, monitoring, management, and maintenance services. FiberNet enables all part of County government to be responsive to and do business with County residents, business partners, and neighboring governments and institutions.

Program Contacts

Contact Helen Ni of the Department of Technology Services at 240.777.2807 or Alison Dollar of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2769 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY18Actual FY19Estimated FY20Target FY21Target FY22
New sites added to FiberNet11201555

Program Budget Changes

FY21 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY20 Approved00.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.42940317.75
FY21 Approved42940317.75