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County Partners to Expand Broadband Connections
The Board of Garrett County Commissioners announced today that Comcast has expanded its footprint in the county by adding more than 370 serviceable addresses.
From Rural Digital Divides to Local Solutions
Interactions with Garrett County residents demonstrated to the author that policymakers should consider locally-generated investments in solutions to digital gaps.
County Working With Broadband Companies to Expand Service
Garrett County’s current broadband coverage is estimated at 75%, Commissioner Paul Edwards noted during a county government update report last week.
Participants Sought for Survey on Small and Mid-Size Business Cybersecurity Issues
The survey is open to all small businesses. Responses will help inform the Cybersecurity Framework being developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and other agencies.
MIPS Grants for Technology Product Development
Market-driven new technology and innovation leads to new products and new jobs. MIPS has been creating jobs in innovative Maryland companies for 32 years.
Push for Broadband Continues in Garrett County
According to the FCC, the counties with the least-available access are Garrett (32.9%), Allegany (22.3%), and Charles County on the eastern side (21.9%).
DeBerry, Watkins to Address Democratic Club
Cheryl DeBerry and Nathaniel Watkins will address members of the Garrett County Democratic Club at the group’s monthly meeting September 5th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 111 of the GIEC.
Hogan Administration Announces Nearly $10 Million Rural Broadband Expansion
Gov. Hogan has announced $9.9 million in available funding as part of the first wave of a 5-year plan to provide 225,000 Marylanders in rural communities with reliable, affordable internet access.
Tichnell Reports About 75 Percent of Garrett County Has Broadband Access
“About 4 1/2 years ago when we took over as commissioners, one of our main goals was broadband access,” Tichnell said. “At that particular time, less than 50% of the county had broadband access."
Fourth Annual Tech at the Gap Conference Set for October 10th at Rocky Gap
Tech at the Gap is a one-day conference for web developers, digital marketing professionals, network and security specialists, managers, and anyone else who works in the tech industry.
Small Businesses are ‘Low-Hanging Fruit’ for Hackers
One in five small businesses falls victim to cybercrime each year. This was just one of many alarming statistics presented during the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce’s Business Before Hours event.
Lightning Fast Home Internet from ProCom Is Now More Affordable Than Ever
Think that lightning-fast home internet packages are only for business professionals and those with hundreds of dollars to spend on their connectivity package? Think again!
TDEC Awarded Data Entry Contract with Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) has awarded TDEC a contract to provide data entry of Illinois crash reports.
NeuBeam Gives Back This Holiday Season
Garrett County Internet Service Provider NeuBeam, a service of Declaration Networks Group, is donating $10 to Toys for Tots for every Internet installation completed through December 31, 2018.
NeuBeam’s Computer & Internet Series Continues
Garrett County internet service provider NeuBeam, a service of Declaration Networks Group, will continue its series of enrichment courses focused on bolstering computer skills in the county.
Frederick A. Thayer III Courthouse
203 South Fourth Street, Room 208
Oakland, MD 21550
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