Category: Blog

Falmouth’s efforts noted on Community Networks website

The leading national organization that discusses independent community networking projects, Muninetworks.org, has just published an article entitled Support Growing for Muni Initiative in Falmouth.

A Bold Endeavor

An editorial in the June 14 Falmouth Enterprise The vote by the EDIC to commit $50,000 to a feasibility study of bringing municipal broadband to Falmouth was a bold move. It was, without a doubt, a good move; the idea of closing the gap between the OpenCape fiber optic network and residences and businesses has…
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EDIC funds feasibility study

Members of Falmouth Economic Development and Industrial Corporation (EDIC) has voted to commit funds to further explore the idea of creating a community-based fiber optic network. The board unanimously approved a motion, committing $50,000. The vote came during the EDIC’s meeting on Tuesday, June 11. Read the full article here.

First community meeting

Over 100 people attended the first meeting to explore the idea of a community network for Falmouth. The meeting was held on June 4 at the Falmouth Public Library. Full details can be found here. You can also view a video recording of the meeting here.

The Enterprise highlights the June 4 meeting

The Falmouth Enterprise gave our first meeting front page coverage.

An Interview with a Community Networks Expert

Courtney Bird and Peter Cook interview Christopher Mitchell, the Director of the Community Broadband Network Initiative at Institute of Local Self Reliance about efforts such as ours. Christopher’s work focuses on telecommunications–helping communities ensure the networks upon which they depend, are accountable to the community. He is a nationally recognized speaker and author and has…
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