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July 2016

MBI Board Meeting July 27, 2016

The Berkman Case Study of WiredWest

The Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University is a public policy institute whose mission is to explore and understand cyberspace. Read the Center’s just-released long-researched case study on WiredWest. WiredWest: a Cooperative of Municipalities Forms to Build a Fiber Optic Network. Western Massachusetts Towns Create a New Model for Last-Mile Connectivity, but a [...]

Wiredwest Releases Analysis Showing Significant Cost Advantage Of A Regional Fiber Network Over Stand-Alone Town Networks

Read the Report It recently became clear that a rational, data driven analysis comparing the financial impacts of regionalization with towns going it alone was needed for all involved. Only with such a comparison could towns make informed, eyes wide open, decisions on how best to proceed with bringing broadband to their citizens. And this [...]

June 2016

WiredWest Plan A2

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May 2016

Last Mile Program Update Presentation at Meeting With Governor Baker

WiredWest Press Release on Regionalization may-10-2016

Regionalization: The Key to Sustainable Broadband for Western Massachusetts

Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard’s comprehensive case study of WiredWest

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The Hills Are Dead — Without the Sound of Internet Access: Susan Crawford Blog Post

Susan Crawford is one of the three authors of the WiredWest Case Study. What Elizabeth Warren is to the Financial Services Sector, Susan Crawford is to Telecommunications Industry and the Internet. In this personal blog she expresses her dismay over the Commonwealth’s handling of the now-stalled effort to bring modern internet infrastructure to rural Western Mass (and indirectly [...]

Gov. Baker, connect us now and release the funding to build our network!

Sign the Petition Now! Our towns are withering. Without broadband, the future of small Western Massachusetts towns is bleak... We've been living on wrong side of the digital divide for years, not able to fully participate in 21st century life and falling further behind year by year. But as last summer came into bloom, it looked like [...]