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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Boston Globe interview of Massachusetts Broadband Institute Director, Eric Nakajima.Read More
Read item 4, Baker pledges $50 million for Western Mass. broadband.Read More
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.Read More
Broadband funding featured on Western Mass. TV.
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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.Read More
Governor Charlie Baker said his administration would commit $50 million to expanding broadband in Western Massachusetts.Read More
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.Read More