OpenCape's Community Impact
OpenCape Corporation is a 501c3 nonprofit technology company headquartered in Barnstable Village at the Barnstable County Complex. OpenCape owns and operates a state-of-the-art fiber optic network built to serve local governments, businesses, and residents of Southeastern Massachusetts, the Cape & Islands. Our fiber network is on par with the most sophisticated and technically proficient fiber networks in the world.
OpenCape Corporation also sells a
variety of Internet and Voice-Over-Internet services as part of our continued
focus on advancing the needs and interests of the communities we serve.
Who We Serve
Broadband services are being provided
over the OpenCape network to more than 100 institutions, including libraries,
government buildings, schools, colleges, hospitals, public safety agencies and
research institutions. Businesses that rely on high-speed Internet
access and data transfers are choosing OpenCape’s competitive broadband
services. Community movements in towns across Cape Cod are paving the way for
How Our Customers use OpenCape
Public safety officials have fiber
optic and microwave pathways to ensure essential communications remain
available in harsh conditions.
Barnstable, Falmouth, Mashpee, Nauset, Sandwich public schools as well as Monomoy Regional School District, along with Sturgis East & West now have access to reliable, high-speed bandwidth enabling the use of mobile devices and modern online teaching and research tools.
The Town of Falmouth has leveraged
this technology to create a comprehensive municipal network of 19 buildings
with super-fast connectivity among town buildings and aggregated Internet and
Barnstable County is delivering
services to towns in an efficient and effective model using a regional Wide
Area Network created specifically to advance economies of scale and lower Internet
Our Technology Future Is Here
Envision a future where widespread and reliable network coverage is the cornerstone of commerce; when new economic centers and remote offices are developed from Cape Cod to New Bedford to Providence. A future where development will reverse historic commuting patterns as well as advance home monitoring and tele-health applications, allowing seniors to remain in their homes longer by connecting through the network to their healthcare providers. Imagine endless opportunities for students on Cape Cod, the Islands and Southeastern MA. to connect with and learn from the most highly regarded educational, scientific and cultural institutions around the world. This is OpenCape.
Learn more about OpenCape's history here.
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