WGBY’s ‘Connecting Point’ Highlights Last Mile Progress

WGBY public television
Tuesday, June 23, 2020


On June 16th, the television program ‘Connecting Point’, produced by WGBY public television in Springfield, aired a segment that highlighted the progress made to connect unserved communities in Western Massachusetts.

In the piece, WGBY’s Dave Fraser interviews MBI Board Chair Peter Larkin about the Last Mile effort and spotlights several towns that have benefited from the state’s support, including Blandford, Egremont, Monterey, and Worthington. Also mentioned is the Wifi Hotspot program that MBI and KCST launched in March to provide 25 wireless connection points at public locations in the remaining unserved communities.

You can watch the full segment on the ‘Connecting Point’ program page or via the station’s YouTube channel.