Coordinate the efforts of the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission to improve broadband internet access for County residents and businesses.
Work with industry representatives to determine how to expand broadband internet availability and identify obstacles to this expansion.
Work with citizens, business owners, and stakeholders to identify broadband needs.
Americans still don’t have access to broadband internet, which the Federal Communication Commission defines as offering a minimum of 25 megabits per second (MBPS) download speeds and 3 MBPS upload speeds. Those who do have broadband access often find it’s too expensive, unreliable, or has prohibitive data caps that make it unusable for modern needs.