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Friday, October 26, 2018

Peter Larkin, Board Chair of the Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) speaks about the role MBI is playing in bringing Broadband to underserved and unserved communities in Massachusetts.

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Rural communities see progress on broadband service

Friday, September 7, 2018

Daily Hampshire Gazette
Friday, September 7, 2018

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Officials celebrate Comcast broadband expansion in 9 rural Western Massachusetts towns

Friday, September 7, 2018

Springfield's The Republican newspaper covers the completion of Comcast's expansion in nine Western Massachusetts towns, a program funded through MBI's Broadband Expansion Program. 

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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Completion of Comcast Broadband Expansion Project with Leaders from Nine Communities

Thursday, September 6, 2018

PELHAM –Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined leaders from nine western and central Massachusetts communities to celebrate the completion of the Broadband Extension Program, a project funded under the Commonwealth’s Last Mile program. The celebration took place in the Pelham Library and was attended by executives from Comcast, which oversaw expansion of broadband networks in nine towns in western and central Massachusetts, leaders from the Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI), and community leaders from the nine communities.

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Second phase of Otis' fiber-optic network buildout slated for July 9 start

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The Town of Otis has made progress on its municipal broadband network, which has been supported by the Commonwealth's Last Mile program.

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Statement on Mass. SJC's Decision in "G4S Technology LLC vs. Massachusetts Technology Park Corporation" Case

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Statement from Phil Holahan, MassTech's General Counsel, regarding the recent decision from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on a case related to MassTech's broadband work.

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Lt. Governor Cuts Ribbon on New Broadband Network in Otis

Friday, May 4, 2018

Last week, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined town officials from Otis, Mass., and the Berkshires to cut the ribbon on the new hut that will act as the network hub for the new municipal broadband network in Otis, Mass.

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Berkshire Eagle Highlights New MassBroadband 123 Connection in Great Barrington

Sunday, April 29, 2018

The Berkshire Eagle Highlights New MassBroadband 123 Connection in Great Barrington

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MBI Publishes Proposals To Close Broadband Gaps Under ‘Flexible Grant Program’

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

WESTBOROUGH – The Massachusetts Broadband Institute at MassTech (MBI) has published the responses sent in by broadband network providers to the MBI’s solicitation for proposals, called the Flexible Grant Program (FGP), to identify potential broadband solutions for unserved municipalities in the MBI’s Last Mile footprint. Initially launched by the MBI on October 5th, the goal of the FGP is to provide grant funding to capable communications network companies willing to design, build, own, operate and maintain a broadband network which meets or exceeds the current FCC broadband benchmark of 25 Megabits per second (Mbps) download or 3 Mbps upload.

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Commonwealth, Charter Agree to Deliver Broadband Coverage to Five Unserved Towns

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

WESTBOROUGH - The Massachusetts Broadband Institute at MassTech (MBI) and Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) have reached agreement on a contract to deliver broadband internet service to five unserved towns in Massachusetts, eventually providing high-speed connectivity to more than 3,600 homes and businesses.

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