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Leverett Highlights Impact of Municipal Broadband Network at Launch Event

Friday, October 2, 2015

LEVERETT – Friday, October 2, 2015 - Citizens, elected officials, and executives from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts gathered today in Leverett, Mass., to celebrate the launch of the LeverettNet municipal fiber-optic broadband network, a new infrastructure project that offers gigabit-level Internet connectivity to every home and business in the town.

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Broadband, High-Speed Internet Coming To A Rural Town Near You

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Front page story in The Berkshire Edge highlighting the importance of broadband and deems high-speed internet connectivity critical for the Berkshire economy to stay afloat and expand.

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Remote Mass. Towns Welcome Broadband's Arrival

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Front page story in the business section of The Boston Globe highlighting the work of the Town of Leverett, which built it's own municipal network off of the MBI's MassBroadband 123 'Middle Mile' fiber optic network in western and north central Massachusetts.

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Five Things You Should Know About Eric Nakajima

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Boston Globe interview of Massachusetts Broadband Institute Director, Eric Nakajima.

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Ten Things You May Have Missed Wednesday from the World of Business

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Read item 4, Baker pledges $50 million for Western Mass. broadband.

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The Ticker: Baker Funds Broadband Expansion

Thursday, February 19, 2015

View the third item, Baker funds broadband expansion.

Gov. Charlie Baker will release $50 million in capital funds for the expansion of broadband Internet access in western Massachusetts.

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Governor Baker Announces Support for Broadband Expansion in Western Mass.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Broadband funding featured on Western Mass. TV. 

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WMass Broadband Development Gets $50 Million Boost from Gov. Charlie Baker

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Gov. Charlie Baker said Wednesday that he will commit $50 million in state money to build out broadband internet service to businesses and homes in rural Western Massachusetts.

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Baker Pledges $50 Million for Western Mass. Broadband

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Governor Charlie Baker said his administration would commit $50 million to expanding broadband in Western Massachusetts.

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Baker Administration Commits Money To Western Mass. Broadband

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, a Republican, is continuing support for a broadband initiative started under former Democratic governor Deval Patrick. The state is releasing $50 million of previously approved capital funding to expand internet connectivity in western Massachusetts.

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