The Flexible Grant Program (FGP) will support Last Mile broadband connectivity for certain towns in western Massachusetts.
In early 2014, MBI completed construction of MassBroadband 123 - approximately 1,200 miles of fiber-optic network connecting 123 communties in western and north central Massachusetts to high-speed Internet.
Mapping Broadband Services and Speeds
NOTE: On April 3, 2017, the Commonwealth and the Executive Office of Housing & Economic Development launched a new grant making program for unserved towns, similar to the existing MassWorks grant programs.
Broadband Extension Program
MBI is partnering with eligible municipalities and interested providers on strategies to extend high-speed Internet access for residents and businesses in communities with existing cable infrastructure.
In late 2009 and early 2010, the National Telecommunications and Information Association (NTIA) awarded $293 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to state designated entities from each of the 50 states, 5 U.S.
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