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. "Broadband is the next generation of infrastructure, like sewers or electricity," said Judith Dumont of the Massachusetts Broadband Institute. "It's vitally important for citizens and businesses to have access to high speed internet. It's how people find jobs. It's how they file their taxes and get their drivers licenses renewed."

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