BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The City of Brownsville and Lit Communities recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for their BTX Fiber Broadband Project.

The project is a public-private partnership designed to eliminate the digital divide in Brownsville. The ceremony was held at the main branch of Brownsville Public Library 

An advisor to the project is Jordana Barton-Garcia, senior policy fellow at Connect Humanity. The Rio Grande Guardian International News Service secured an exclusive video interview with Barton at the event. Here is the interview:

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Editor’s Note: The above video is the first in a four-part series on Brownsville’s efforts to eliminate the Digital Divide. Part Two, featuring Brownsville Mayor Trey Mendez, will appear in our next edition.

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