DC-Net Citywide Communications Network
DC-Net provides managed voice, data and video wire-based and wireless services to all government constituents city-wide over a secure, highly redundant and high capacity fiber optic telecommunications platform. This standards-based platform lays the foundation for all next-generation government and public safety communications throughout the District of Columbia. In addition, DC-Net provides broadband services to health and education-based nonprofits in the District. DC-Net is a program managed by the Government of the District of Columbia’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO).
DC-Net’s mission is to:
- Deliver reliable and secure data and telecommunications services within the District, with a focus on services to public safety, education, healthcare, and government operations.
- Deliver cost effective, best-of-breed and value-added products and services at affordable prices.
- Improve access to affordable broadband services to District residents and businesses particularly in underserved areas.
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