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. DC-Net is a program managed by the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO).
DC-Net’s mission is to:
- Spearhead the delivery of reliable and secure data and telecommunication services within the District.
- Deliver cost effective, best-of-breed, and value-added products and services.
- Improve access to affordable broadband services for community anchor institutions, public safety entities, and District residents and businesses—particularly in underserved areas.
- Provide dependable 24/7 technical support with timely problem resolution.
DC-Net: Bridging the Digital Divide through Innovation