Southeastern Massachusetts, the Cape and Islands are at a historic crossroads...we have built a state-of-the-art fiber Network that is on par with the most sophisticated and technically proficient Fiber networks in the World.
The Federal, State and local dollars we received allowed us to build the Network, ahead of schedule, and under budget. We were able to hook up 100+ Community Anchors Institutions (Schools, Libraries, and Municipalities) and we brought on a partner to start the process of offering service, at least initially, to the businesses that require additional connectivity to operate and flourish. It is these businesses that provide jobs, pays taxes, and are part of the anchor institutions that make our communities work.
But what about future of the communities we want to live in? Fiber and the impact it will have on our lives goes far beyond just faster Netflix or easier shopping. I encourage individuals and businesses to join us in thinking about how we can use this technology to achieve so much more, including: