CapeNet, the local Internet service provider, on the OpenCape community network is expanding in southeastern Massachusetts. Bridgewater State University will connect to the OpenCape network for more bandwidth and more reliable Internet access.Connectivity for Education
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. OpenCape encourages individuals and businesses to join us in thinking about how we can use this technology to achieve so much more, including:
In its third year of existence, the OpenCape network is still relatively little known and less than fully understood by most Cape Codders
“We can tell them, ‘Here’s where the demand is,’” Mr. Johnston said. “We can give them top level data. If we can do some of that for free, it will be good for us and good for the town.”
A small rural town finds a way to provide itself with a world-class gigabit network.
A network so advanced, that if we wanted to, we could carry the entire load of the planet's Internet across our fibers
It has been reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that the majority of Small and Medium Size Businesses (SMBs) never recover from catastrophic data loss. To overcome the challenge of data protection, OpenCape’s Data Center is the best method to retain your data and ensure its well-being.
Out on Cape Cod, municipal networks are taking hold. Public buildings throughout the town of Falmouth, Massachusetts, experience great connectivity and the town saves $160,000 each year with its own Institutional network (I-Net).