Twenty communities are pursuing or operating town-owned networks with help from the state. In Berkshire County, they include Alford, Becket, Mount Washington, New Ashford, Otis, Washington, and Windsor.
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Note the existing Telcom companies almost killed the option, dooming many communities to being on the wrong side of the digital divide. Twenty communities that took the initiative to treat broadband as critical infrastructure. What is your community doing? Waiting for the big telcos to solve your broadband problem in an ROI driven world is a failed strategy.