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Help map state broadband availability

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The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) encourages all Floridians to review the Florida Broadband Availability Map and Internet Speed ​​Test. The one-minute anonymous speed test and survey can be taken on any device, from any location, to help identify opportunities for expanding Florida broadband services.

WD partners with local technology planning teams, local governments, and various state agencies to understand existing community needs and better serve Floridians through future broadband infrastructure funding opportunities. These efforts will expand and improve connectivity in Florida communities and pave the way for future growth.

After you take the one-minute anonymous speed test, the results will populate the real-time broadband availability map with the location’s internet speed and responsiveness. This effort will play a vital role in the development of the state’s broadband strategic plan and will become an asset to local communities and Internet service providers as they assess existing needs and expand their broadband planning initiatives. statewide broadband.

To learn more or to take the speed test, visit www.FloridaJobs.org/Broadband.

WD’s Office of Broadband works with local and state government agencies, community organizations, and private businesses to increase the availability and effectiveness of high-speed Internet throughout the state, especially in smaller, rural communities. and underserved. Through these partnerships, the Office of Broadband encourages investment in grant funding opportunities for the Broadband Program which focuses on broadband expansion.

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– Compiled by editor Joe Crews