Fiber-optic installations under way in parts of downtown Barrington

Fiber-optic installations under way in parts of downtown Barrington

GREAT BARRINGTON — Businesses and residents have waited for a long time. But now the waiting is over.Fiber-optic cable installation has begun. Fiber Connect of the Berkshires, a regional service provider, expects residents and business owners to begin taking advantage of the new developments by the beginning of 2019. Most of Main Street, Castle, and […]

Monterey will meet with MBI again about broadband plans

Monterey will meet with MBI again about broadband plans

MONTEREY — Town leaders agreed to a March 15 deadline for coming back to the state’s Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) with plans for moving forward in a broadband installation plan likely revolving around Berkshires-based startup Fiber Connect. The town still hopes to get a $1.2 million state grant towards it getting it a fully-connected network. […]