Connecticut Department of Information Technology

Access Connecticut: Expanding the State’s Education and Public Safety Network

The Connecticut Department of Information Technology, in partnership with other state agencies, proposes to significantly upgrade and expand Connecticut’s existing broadband infrastructure in order to improve public safety and educational services across the state.

The Access Connecticut project has three components. First, the project plans to deploy over 5,500 miles of new fiber infrastructure, including 113 hub sites in predominantly underserved areas. Second, it would work with the Connecticut Public Safety Services Data Network to integrate a statewide data network at more than 540 public safety facilities that serve more than 25,000 first responders. Third, the project plans to engage the Connecticut Education Network to bring broadband service to educational institutions and libraries at speeds as up to 1 Gbps.

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