January 2016

Who Is Killing the Towns of Western Massachusetts?

2019-10-21T20:41:08-04:00January 17th, 2016|News, Top Stories, Get the Latest Info|

by Susan Crawford. Reprinted from BackChannel. Read the original article. It may be the governor. In the State House. With the lobbyists. This is the story of a dramatic failure of imagination and vision at the state level: Governor Charlie Baker’s apparent insistence that Massachusetts relegate small towns to second-rate, high-priced, monopoly-controlled (and unregulated) communications [...]

January 2015

WiredWest: Fiber Now!

2017-02-07T07:50:04-05:00January 14th, 2015|Stories, Get the Latest Info|

Local residents, businesspeople, educators, legislators and community leaders talk about the challenges for Western Massachusetts of inadequate broadband – and the possibilities that a state-of-the-art fiber-to-the-home network would offer.