Jul 13, 2016

OpenCape launches CrowdFiber Tool to Measure and Target Demand

This is a critical first step as well look to expand service to a broader segment of the population on the Cape & Islands and across Southeastern MA.  The CrowdFiber tool will allow people to signal their desire for better Internet service.   We can take that data and share it with Towns and Communities.

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Jul 07, 2016

6 Steps to A Fiber Buildout

In an effort to help communities start  we came up with a simple image that helps people visualize the process and start thinking about the different phases, roles and questions they may have. We have seen simpler versions and more complex, the goal here to to start discussing what is right for your community or region.

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Jun 29, 2016

Financing a Fiber Network?

Community broadband funding can come from a variety of sources including, public, private investors, philanthropy or any combination of these.  The key is finding funding models that align with the goals of your community.

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Jun 27, 2016

RWAN - Regional Wide Area Network- The Best Deal for Towns

Kristy Senatori, Deputy Director of the Commission stated, “We’re very pleased with this beginning and we expect the towns will bring more buildings on board over time as they experience the enormous potential for cost savings, innovation and shared applications.”

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Jun 27, 2016

OpenCape Executives present to Falmouth Homeowners

Understanding the benefits and challenges associated with FTTH (Fiber to the Home) is important to help evaluate the impact it can have on a community.  By learning how residents can support and even drive FTTH initiatives in their community, neighborhoods like this are taking an important first step.

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