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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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Baker Administration Announces Support for Western Mass. Broadband Expansion

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Gov. Charlie Baker said Wednesday his administration was committed to expand broadband Internet access for residents and businesses in Western Massachusetts.

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Program Helps Businesses Harness Internet Technology

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A state program to help small businesses use technology to expand — with Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation at its heart — has shown officials one successful way to support economic growth.

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Governor Patrick Signs Legislation To Support Investments In Massachusetts' Technology Infrastructure

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

BOSTON – Wednesday, August 6, 2014 – Governor Deval Patrick today signed H. 3770, “An Act Financing Information Technology Equipment and Related Projects,” which expands opportunity and access for all Massachusetts residents by making targeted investments in the Commonwealth’s technology infrastructure, including increasing access to broadband for underserved areas of the Commonwealth.

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Broadband link to towns complete

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

WESTBOROUGH — The Massachusetts Broadband Institute has announced completion of a new, 1,200-mile fiber optic Broadband “backbone” for central and western Massachusetts. What’s next for the “last mile” rural towns of Franklin County?

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MBI announces completion of rural high-speed network

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Axia NetMedia Corp. is poised to flip the switch on a new broadband network that will bring high-speed Internet to municipal facilities across Berkshire County.

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High-speed Internet project for Central, Western Mass. complete

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

A project designed to increase Internet access for businesses and other organizations across Central and Western regions of the state is complete, according to the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech).

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Central, Western Mass. broadband project complete

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

WESTBOROUGH — Officials say a project to bring high-speed Internet access to public safety facilities, town halls, schools, and hospitals in rural Central and Western Massachusetts has been completed.

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