In 2008, the Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) set its sights on providing the Commonwealth’s underserved businesses, schools and municipalities with affordable high-speed Internet or broadband. Inclusive of these efforts, the agency’s list of action items included strengthening the states innovation economy and expanding technology-related opportunities.Learn More
OTIS — Fifth- and sixth-graders at Farmington River Elementary School brushed up on their Spanish and their rocket science Thursday with the help of students in Columbia, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland and a high-speed Internet connection from their rural Berkshire County town to downtown Springfield.Learn More
When longtime entrepreneur Beth Marcus set out to raise money for her latest venture she went straight past the traditional underwriters in Boston venture capital community.Learn More
With more than 50 colleges and universities in Boston alone, the state has no problem attracting students.Learn More
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 28, 2013….Learn More
That tired notion about having to go westward to find startup cash?
That’s so last decade.Learn More
BOSTON (WWLP) - An ambitious project to extend broadband internet to all of western Massachusetts is expected to be operational in a matter of months.Learn More