FY2023 QUARTERLY UPDATE # 3
In This Issue
Page 1 Input From Public for Development of Digital Opportunity Plan
Municipal Court Warrant Resolution Drive 2023 | What to Know : Arlington ’ s Outdoor Warning Siren System
Celebrating Open Data Day 2023
FCC ’ s Affordable Connectivity Program ( ACP ) Helps Connect Families and Households Struggling to Afford Internet Service
Texas Broadband Development Office Seeks Input from Public for Development of Digital Opportunity Plan
Broadband Development Office Invites All Texans to Complete Public Survey
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced that his agency ’ s Broadband Development Office ( BDO ) is asking the public for input on internet accessibility , affordability and usage . BDO will use the Digital Opportunity Plan : Public Survey , to develop a Texas Digital Opportunity Plan , which is required to draw down federal funding for connecting Texans to reliable , high-speed internet .
The survey launched on April 20 , 2023 and will be remain open for approximately two months .
“ Access to reliable , high-speed internet as a means of advancing education , training , employment opportunities , health care and delivery of essential services is critical to the future of our state ,” Hegar said . “ But we know that we can ’ t do this without partners in the regions and the communities that need this service the most . Your input , passion and local knowledge will help us ensure the Texas Digital Opportunity Plan establishes a clear roadmap to bridge the digital divide and promote digital opportunities for all Texans .”
BDO expects to complete the plan this fall . Go to the Comptroller ’ s website to learn more about BDO .
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