Egremont still seeks answers from Charter on broadband

An Egremont resident questions the technology committee about Charter’s broadband plans.

EGREMONT — As final negotiations for the town’s cable franchise agreement with Charter Communications draw ever closer, the town has at last received answers about the company’s planned broadband network and accompanying service.
Some questions, however, still remain.

The technology committee discussed those answers and identified remaining areas of concern during a public meeting Monday, drawing a healthy crowd of inquisitive residents.

Members of the technology committee, along with special town counsel Bill Solomon —who specializes in telecommunications law—had previously met with representatives from Charter on Nov. 10 to discuss the town’s questions and points of concern with the company’s proposed franchise agreement.

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