June 2017

Change of WiredWest Bylaws Approved June 24, 2017

June 24th, 2017|Documents|

Template InterGovernmental Agreement (IGA) with Westfield G&E for Fiber Network Design and Construction

June 21st, 2017|Documents|

This is a template for an InterGovernmental Agreement (IGA) with Westfield G&E for Fiber Network Design and Construction. It is based on an IGA that Plainfield had approved by KP Law and has been accepted by WG&E. It should be customized for your town and reviewed by Town Counsel. Portions that are not necessary may be [...]

Plainfield Q&A

June 12th, 2017|Documents|

DRAFT – Memorandum of Understanding Between Towns and WiredWest

June 11th, 2017|Documents|

This DRAFT Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is to demonstrate the towns' intention to participate in the WiredWest Regional Broadband Management Plan. It allows us to design optimized regional backhaul connections that will minimize costs for the member towns and maximize resilience of the network. The number of towns and the degree of adjacency help to [...]

April 2017

Understanding WiredWest’s Role on One Page

April 23rd, 2017|Documents|

This makes a good single page handout explaining WiredWest's role in managing networks. It can be put on the back side of the single page public info handout for town meetings or informational meetings. Download links are below. Download PDF Download docx version  

WiredWest Regional Broadband Solution Presentation – January 28 2017

April 17th, 2017|Documents|

IMPORTANT: Based on feedback from an astute participant, we made a correction to the Financials Spreadsheet that was on the thumb drives handed out at the Workshop and posted here. Please download the version marked June 12 if you have the older one. Also, the Professional Services Pricing was updated again on April 17, 2017. The combined zip [...]

WiredWest One Page Primer – April 2017

April 9th, 2017|Documents|

This one page description of who we are and our plans requires no prior knowledge. It can be used as a handout at meetings. Here are links for the pdf version and for a Word .doc version that can be edited according to your town's needs. There is a separate single page handout for understanding WiredWest's [...]

MBI Board Meeting March 28, 2017 – include presentation of new Grant Program

April 3rd, 2017|News, Documents|

Carolyn Kirk, Deputy Sec of EOHED, presents new Last Mile Grant Program to the MBI Board 3/28/2017  

March 2017

MBI Board Meeting – February 27, 2017 with PP RFP Results

March 6th, 2017|Documents|

The headline from this meeting is that they are releasing the Professional Services money to towns that want it to go alone, including if they want to work with WiredWest (named explicitly).  The other big announcement is that for towns that still want an assisted MBI Build, MBI will pay for the Make-Ready costs up front, [...]

February 2017

MLP Depreciation Reserves for Broadband MLP’s

February 27th, 2017|Documents|

Generally, MLP's are required to pay into a deprecation reserve account 3% of the replaceable assets per year. We have been figuring this into our financial model for towns and it turns out to be a significant component of cost. Recent communications (below) reveal that Telecom MLP's formed to deliver internet service are not required [...]