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A Message from the Mayor

Since taking office as Mayor of Miami-Dade County, my administration has been focused on building a more inclusive, thriving economy by harnessing our County’s resources, innovative spirit, and talent. Our economy – ranked the fastest-recovered in the nation – continues to grow with inbound investments, business relocations, and workers in search of new job opportunities.

With our FutureReady Miami-Dade economic development strategy, we are capitalizing on this forward momentum to usher in a new era for the County – one in which our government, community, and the private sector build a collaborative ecosystem for economic growth that is innovation-led, inclusive, and sustainable.

Broadband connectivity has never been more critical. To achieve this, fast access must be available to all just like water and electricity. In our community, only 36% of households have access to top-quality, fiber-based broadband, and more than 455,000 households do not have access to competitive pricing and internet service providers. Closing the digital divide will catalyze the local momentum of innovation to fuel our inclusive economy.

Together, we can expand access to affordable and reliable high-speed internet service Countywide to ensure prosperity for all.

This plan was informed by conversations with Miami-Dade residents, key partners from all corners of the community, national experts and detailed data analysis. It represents a path forward for our community made possible by meaningful collaboration that ensures we make Miami-Dade County more connected,  inclusive, and addresses the opportunities and needs of all residents. It positions the County to benefit from a historic level of federal investment in broadband infrastructure with a collaborative strategy to make best use of these funds. 

The County has a history of creating successful public-private partnerships to make a collective impact. Together, we share a clear desire from stakeholders for a bold, cohesive strategy. 

My administration is committed to making sure that opportunities reach every neighborhood and every resident of this great community. This plan ensures ubiquitous access to meet this challenge head on.   


 Mayor Daniella Levine Cava 
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