Polk Broadband Plan - Page 54

Existing Conditions Figure 32. Colleges and Universities Data source: Central Florida Regional Planning Council GIS database Government Figure 33 shows the locations of county government facilities for which broadband connection speeds have been reported, with facility type indicated by symbol shape and connection speed indicated by color. County facilities use a variety of broadband resources, including county-owned fiber, leased fiber, commercial cable, and relay towers. Broadband allows the different departments of local government to coordinate with one another and provides shared access to databases, emergency management systems, global positioning systems for vehicles, and many other resources. Figure 33. County Government Facilities and Connection Speeds Data source: Polk County Board of County Commissioners 52