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Garrett County Government is committed to expanding rural broadband connectivity to its citizens and businesses throughout the county. 
 
To learn more about our broadband efforts, visit our Press page.
 
Our county has worked for years to connect our critical infrastructure (schools, hospital, county services, etc.) The county then started working on broader broadband issues, targeting business, organization and residential access.  A feasibility study was completed in 2012.   The study concluded that a public-private partnership using fixed wireless technology (TV White Space (TVWS) and other unlicensed spectrum) is the best solution for the rugged, remote areas of Garrett County.   The County partnered with a private Internet Service Provider to deploy this project.  To learn more, visit the "Historic Efforts" page.  
 
The County continues to seek and apply for funding to help the area Internet Service Providers to expand their service areas to include unserved addresses in Garrett County.