Office of Broadband Programs Sections

Wireless Facilities

Wireless Facilities

The Transmission Facilities Coordination Group (TFCG/Tower Committee) is a coordinating committee comprised of land owning and land use members that are responsible for the initial review for radio and telecommunication carrier applications and make recommendations.

Community Technology

Community Technology

Community Technology is responsible for administering Cable Television franchise agreements for the County and participating municipalities, facilitating and coordinating the entry of competing providers of telecom services.

Rural Broadband

Rural Broadband

Montgomery County wants to ensure that rural homes and businesses have access to the robust broadband that they need to thrive in our digital economy.

Digital Equity

Digital Equity

The Office of Broadband Programs (OBP) is taking steps towards achieving digital equity in Montgomery County, through programs such as expanding broadband services, educating seniors, and aiding individuals in connecting to the internet.

County Cable Montgomery

County Cable Montgomery

County Cable Montgomery (CCM) is the local cable station you'll want to turn to for local government news, public affairs programming, live Council sessions and County Executive press conferences.

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Facilitates technical communications through the County's government access channel, social media, and visual assets.

ultraMontgomery

ultraMontgomery

ultraMontgomery supports cost-effective, competitive access to robust, reliable and secure broadband services and ultra-high speed networks for businesses throughout Montgomery County.

FiberNet

FiberNet

FiberNet is Montgomery County’s flagship fiber-optic communications network. FiberNet is the backbone infrastructure to enable delivery of communications services for all County agencies.

Office of Broadband Programs News & Updates

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Montgomery County released the Rural Broadband Report

Montgomery County released the Rural Broadband Report and is requesting that rural residents and businesses contact OBP to request cable and broadband service from Comcast and Verizon, or to sign up for the new SpaceX Starlink satellite service read more...

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Senior Planet Montgomery Free Online Classes for Seniors March 1-5 will Include Lighting and Smart Bulbs and All Things Zoom

Senior Planet Montgomery, a technology training program designed for County learners 60 and older, is offering free online classes that focus on how to thrive at home. Classes, which are offered live via video conference, enhance a wide variety of life skills. Classes will include Lighting and Smart bulbs and All Things Zoom. read more...

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‘What’s Happening MoCo’ Podcast Helps Residents Learn More About Montgomery County

Montgomery County residents can learn more about the programs, events and people in their County through the podcast “What’s Happening MoCo.” In past episodes, the podcast, which is hosted by Derrick Kenny, has addressed important subjects while introducing residents to County government leaders, employees and resources. read more...

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Ten Montgomery County Public Libraries Offer Free Outdoor Public Wi-Fi

Montgomery County has leveraged federal COVID-19 funding to install outdoor public Wi-Fi at 10 Public Library (MCPL) locations: Aspen Hill, Davis (N. Bethesda), Gaithersburg, Germantown, Maggie Nightingale (Poolesville), Marilyn Praisner (Burtonsville), Rockville Memorial, Twinbrook, Wheaton, and White Oak branches; and in front of the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza. read more...

MontgomeryConnects

Montgomery County wants every household and family in Montgomery County to be connected to the Internet for school, work, daily living and social interaction. “MontgomeryConnects” is a new program to help achieve that goal. If you are a low income family and you would like help enrolling in a low cost Internet program, please click "Low Cost Internet."

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Working Remotely?
Find Free WiFi

Find a Montgomery County government provisioned wirelesss hotspot to support your success. Visit the wireless hotspot map for more info.

Satisfied with your Broadband?
Visit Check Speed Montgomery the County's Broadband Survey.

The Montgomery County Speed Test, www.checkspeedmontgomery.com, was built to solve the problem of a lack of transparency and accountability for ISPs. By bringing this application to Montgomery County, the County gains a tool for measuring Internet speed and quality, empowering residents and elected officials to quantify what is currently only speculation.

Take the survey

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Not Happy with Your Cable?
File a Complaint

If you have challenges with your cable service, billing, installation or have concerns, contact your Office of Community Technology by calling 311 or completing this online complaint form..