Broadband upgraded at NY emergency call centers

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A $2.8 million project to upgrade broadband service for emergency call centers throughout the North Country, Capital Region, and Mohawk Valley.

According to the governor’s office, the modernization effort provides 1 Gigabit service, with the potential for faster service, and connects 27 public safety locations, including 13 public emergency county 911 sites.

“Protecting New Yorkers is our number one priority and, when responding to an emergency, every second is crucial,” Governor Cuomo said. “These broadband upgrades ensure that our first responders can connect, communicate and respond quickly when they are needed the most.”

Public Emergency Network:

  • Albany County
  • Clinton County
  • Essex County
  • Franklin County
  • Fulton County
  • Hamilton County
  • Lewis County
  • Rensselaer County
  • Saratoga County
  • Schenectady County
  • St. Lawrence County
  • Warren County
  • Washington County

In January 2016, the Cuomo Administration launched a $500 million New NY Broadband Program.

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