U.S. Congressman David Trone and U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen announced that they will hold a roundtable on rural broadband with FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks in Hagerstown, Maryland on Sept. 5th. The roundtable will include stakeholders for a discussion on increasing access to rural broadband and the importance of cyber security. The roundtable is just following the announced $2.9 million in funding for broadband expansion in Garrett County. During the course of the next ten years the funding for the FCC will be used to expand broadband access to 2,454 homes and businesses.