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Program Description

  OBP Fibernet (CF)

Funding from the Cable Special Revenue Fund is used to support 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 WSSC Water. The County's public safety communications are also provided via FiberNet infrastructure. Additionally, FiberNet provides private network access to the State of Maryland and all of the local counties, municipalities, and the District of Columbia. Expenditures cover the cost of network expansion, monitoring, management, and maintenance services. FiberNet is a Countywide multi-million dollar investment that is crucial to the daily operation of local government within the County and with its citizens, neighboring governments, and business partners.

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Program Contacts

Contact Michele Crane of the Department of Technology Services at 240.777.2845 or Felicia Hyatt of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2763 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.

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Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved00.00
Enhance: FiberNet 3 Build Out7000000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.45596938.75
FY22 Approved52596938.75