Updates

Monopoly power in the local broadband market leaves Cape Codders disconnected

It was never more apparent that high-speed internet access is an essential public infrastructure than throughout the COVID-19 pandemic when much of our civic, economic, and personal lives shifted online. …
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Senate Passes Infrastructure Bill That Makes Broadband More Affordable

The U.S. Senate passed the infrastructure bill which makes broadband more affordable for millions of Americans. Here’s what else is in the bill. Read the article here

Report Finds Big Telecom Spends $320,000 on Lobbying Every Day

A new study argues crappy U.S. broadband is an active policy choice—and a direct result of pathetically weak U.S. lobbying and corporate finance laws. Over the last few years big…
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Expanding Options for Fast and Reliable Internet

Even before the pandemic, it was clear the internet was integral to many aspects of our lives; since the pandemic, access to the internet has become essential. Although our region…
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Financial Study Needed For Future Falmouth Fiber Optic Network

CARRIE GENTILE Jun 4th, 2021 The next step in establishing fast, reliable and affordable internet access in Falmouth is to conduct an engineering and design study, according to FalmouthNet, the…
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Falmouth Public Library, Fiber Optic Network Review: Press Release

Fiber Optic Network Review at Falmouth Public Library Falmouth, Massachusetts, Wednesday, March 31, 2021For Immediate Release A feasibility study of a fiber optic community network for Falmouth will be reviewed…
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Network Study Available!

The network feasibility study commissioned by the EDIC and performed by CCG has been finalized. It concludes that it is feasible to build and operate a community-based network in Falmouth.…
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Phone survey shows strong support for a community network

The recently completed survey of Falmouth residents shows strong support for a community based network. In professional study conducted by CCG Consultants, 70% said they wanted better Internet service and…
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Time to Act!

(The following is a letter to the editor published in the Falmouth Enterprise on Feb. 14) The Falmouth community could enter an internet competition, and the results of a new…
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Survey Shows Community Fiber Optic Network Fits Falmouth

By BRAD COLE Feb 14, 2020 A survey of 378 Falmouth residents suggests Falmouth is well-suited for an alternative broadband provider, such as one through a community fiber optic network.…
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