Muni Fiber in Rural Massachusetts – Community Broadband Bits Podcast 113 | community broadband networks

Though much of western Massachusetts has poor access to the Internet, the town of Leverett is in the midst of fiber build that will offer a gigabit to anyone who wants it. Peter d’Errico, on the town Select Board, has been part of the project from the start and Chairs the Broadband Committee. He joins us for Episode 113 of the Community Broadband Bits podcast.He and I discuss the great need for the project and inaccurate broadband maps that overstate availablility in the region. We discuss the role of the “municipal light plant” law that gave them the necessary authority to invest in the fiber.

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Transcript of Podcast: http://muninetworks.org/content/transcript-community-broadband-bits-episode-113-peter-derrico-leverett-massachusetts