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Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

Office of Broadband

The Office of Broadband works with local and state government agencies, community organizations and private businesses to increase the availability and effectiveness of broadband internet throughout the state, specifically in small and rural communities. Through these partnerships, the Office encourages investment in grant funding opportunities for the broadband program that focus on the expansion of broadband.


To learn more please visit the DEO Office of Broadband website.


National Association of Counties

National Broadband Taskforce

The NACo task force will examine the intersection of public, private and non-profit sector efforts to deploy and sustain advanced, affordable and accessible broadband and other communication technology solutions with the aim of eliminating the digital divide.


Two Florida County Commissioners were selected to participate on the taskforce:


  • Terry Burroughs, Commissioner, Okeechobee County, Fla. 
  • Gregg Weiss, Commissioner, Palm Beach County, Fla. 


To learn more about the taskforce please visit the NACo website.


Small County Coalition of Florida

The small Coalition of Florida is a valued partner of the Florida Association of Counties.  The Coalition has identified affordable access to reliable broadband internet as a priority. 



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