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Harford's new HMAN fiber-optic network goes live
Harford's new HMAN fiber-optic network goes live

Harford County officials were all smiles as their fiber-optic system, designed to give every school, library, volunteer fire company, law enforcement and local government agency equal access to high-speed Internet, went live Thursday. The county government is also working out methods to allow private residents and businesses to connect to the $13.8 million HMAN, or Harford Metro Area Network. Harford County Executive David Craig, Sheriff Jesse Bane, Harford County Public Schools Chief of Administration Joe Licata and Ted Pibil, director of the county Office of Information and Communication Technology, lauded the system during a media briefing in Bel Air to announce the start up of...