October 4, 2023

Hoyer Discusses Broadband With Local Leaders

Behavioral Health Unit

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer discussed the implementation of the Southern Maryland Broadband/Affordable Connectivity Program at a roundtable with local leaders earlier this month.

Xfinity to Bring 10G Network to St. Mary’s


Comcast will expand its Xfinity 10G network to more than 17,500 additional homes and businesses across 450 miles in St. Mary’s County.

Do You Qualify for a Discount on Broadband?

Broadband Survey

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer is strongly encouraging working families to check to see if they qualify for a discount on their broadband bills.

Rural Areas Appealing to More Workers


Recent polls indicate that many Americans in urban areas working from home would consider moving to rural areas. But internet availability could affect a decision to move.

Survey to Assess County Broadband Needs

Broadband Survey

St. Mary’s County employers and households are urged to fill out a Broadband Assessment Project survey. 

Grant Expands St. Mary’s Internet Access

Broadband Survey

St. Mary’s County government and public schools joined together to win a state grant for $1.7 million to continue the effort to bring broadband internet connections to unserved populations in St. Mary’s County.

Warplanes Lead Navy & Marine Wish Lists


A couple more F-35s and 14 more Super Hornets are on the Navy’s unfunded priority list.

Maryland Broadband Cooperative Update June 3

The Cooperative hopes to assist ISPs and other Cooperative Member institutions to obtain the services and access they need in Southern Maryland.

The Broadband Challenge: Going Deep

The broadband “backbone” now reaches deeply into Southern Maryland. The challenge is going the last mile.