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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.

Program Contacts

Contact Leny Bautista of the Department of Technology Services at 240.777.2865 or Seamus McNamara of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2755 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Budget Changes

FY24 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY23 Approved24218168.75
Reduce: DOT Miss Utility Due to a Decline in Cable Fund Revenues-145340.00
Shift: IT Supervisor to TEBS General Fund Due to a Decline in Cable Fund Revenues-169501-1.00
Shift: Senior IT Specialist to TEBS General Fund Due to a Decline in Cable Fund Revenues-172951-1.00
Shift: Manager III to TEBS General Fund Due to a Decline in Cable Fund Revenues-174149-1.00
Shift: Manager I to TEBS General Fund Due to a Decline in Cable Fund Revenues-242794-1.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.648950.00
FY24 Approved17127824.75