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Online resource for returning Veterans

Friday, November 2, 2012

Kyle Toto, Community Manager for Massachusetts Broadband Institute joins Newsmakers to discuss the benefits of, an online “one-stop shop” approach to providing service and program information to veterans and their f

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WiSpring and MBI Announce Internet Service to Tyringham

Thursday, October 25, 2012

October 25, 2012 - WiSpring, a local wireless Internet service provider, and the MBI announced today that Tyringham, a small, rural community in Southern Berkshire County with a population of 350 people now has high-speed broadband Internet access.

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First Customers Live on New MassBroadband 123 Network

Friday, September 21, 2012

September 21, 2012 - At an event today, the Massachusetts Broadband Institute at the Mass Tech Collaborative announced the MassBroadband 123 network has started serving its first customers, Crocker Communications and Health New England.

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MBI Named Broadband Organization of the Year by NATOA

Friday, September 14, 2012

September 14, 2012 - The Massachusetts Broadband Institute has been named the Broadband Organization of the Year by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA), a major, national voice connecting local government issues and the public interest with national-level policy makers.

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MBI, MeHI, Senator Downing and Berkshire Health Systems Discuss The Future Of Health Care

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

September 12, 2012 - Massachusetts Broadband Institute and Massachusetts e-Health Institute officials joined State Senator Ben Downing and members of Berkshire Health Systems today to meet with health care providers and administrators at Berkshire Medical Center to discuss the state’s efforts to accelerate e-health initiatives and expand broadband access.

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Lt. Gov. Murray visits Newton to promote online Veterans service

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

When Kyle Toto returned home to Newton from Afghanistan last year he couldn’t wait to eat juicy steak dinners and watch Patriots games.

One thing he wasn’t looking forward to —trying to scare up information on veterans’ benefits.

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Massachusetts Veterans can now access special website to connect them to benefits

Friday, May 25, 2012

The state has launched a website aimed at helping veterans and their families access an array of benefits and services available to them, including programs for employment, education, and health care, officials said Thursday.

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New site helps military Veterans search for benefits

Friday, May 25, 2012

Advocates for military veterans have launched a new, one-stop website to help those who have served in uniform navigate their way through confusing government red tape to zero in on the benefits they’ve earned.

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High Speed Internet Links Begin in Richmond

Thursday, February 9, 2012

High-speed Internet access for rural parts of the Berkshires took another step toward reality on Wednesday.

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Broadband Build Out in Berkshire County

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

There are plenty of great views and wide open spaces in Berkshire County. What there aren't are population concentrations and easy terrain promoting fast build-up of the latest communications technology.

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