November 08, 2023

GTA releases Georgia Digital Connectivity Plan for public comment

Georgia residents are invited to provide feedback on the newly released Georgia Digital Connectivity Plan, which proposes solutions for communities impacted by the digital divide.

The Digital Connectivity Plan, published by the Georgia Technology Authority (GTA), outlines digital skills training, affordable service plans, and the availability of broadband-ready devices as top priorities for achieving statewide broadband adoptions. The plan also emphasizes the positive effect of technology on areas of everyday life, including health care, education, and civic engagement.

Georgians are encouraged to submit their feedback on the state's Digital Connectivity Plan by December 8 using any of the following methods:

  • Online - Complete our online webform.
  • Email - Send your comments to [email protected].
  • In person - Voice your comments at a community event:
    • Middle Region Action Planning Meeting (November 9 in Macon)
    • Statewide Digital Connectivity Symposium (November 14 in College Park)
    • Digital Connectivity Plan Public Comment Virtual Meeting (December 4)
  • Mail - Send your comments to:
    • Georgia Technology Authority, Attn: Georgia Broadband Team, 47 Trinity Avenue SW, Atlanta, GA 30334

"Digital connectivity empowers Georgians with the tools they need to succeed in the modern world," said Deputy State CIO and Executive Director of the Georgia Broadband Program, Jessica Simmons. "The release of the Digital Connectivity Plan marks a significant milestone in the state's commitment to closing technology gaps, and we encourage everyone to participate in the public comment process."

To learn more, visit the Let's Connect Georgia webpage.