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February 8, 2021
Sertex Broadband Solutions Mobilizes Rhode Island’s First Fiber Network Buildout on Block Island
Equipment and Underground Construction Materials Arrive On-Island; Aerial Construction Awaits Completion of Engineering and Make-Ready Work; BroadbandBI Website Launched

December 14, 2020
Sertex Broadband Solutions’ Public-Private Model Deploys Gigabit Fiber Networks in the Northeast
Small towns from the Berkshires to Block Island partner with Sertex to build affordable municipally-owned digital highways

Broadband News

Remote work can’t change everything until we fix this $80 billion problemFast Company, by Jared Lindzon

The great broadband divide: Living without high-speed internet access – Watch Video, CBS News – Sunday Morning

How to Give Rural America Broadband? Look to the Early 1900sThe New York Times, by Nick Oxford

Broadband Internet Promises Are Left Unfulfilled in Many Rural AreasThe Wall Street Journal, by Drew Fitzgerald

Benefits and Challenges of Regional BroadbandBroadbandandCommunities, by Trevor Jones

Health Care Hubs: The Future of Telemedicine and BroadbandBroadbandandCommunities, by Craig Settles

Everything You Wanted to Know About Broadband (But Were Afraid To Ask)Benton Institute for Broadband & Society

Sertex in the News

Sertex Broadband taps Corning for fiber network build-on on Block Island, RI – Cabling Installation & Maintenance, by Matt Vincent

Plainfield company works to achieve public-private partnerships for internet – The Bulletin, by Matt Grahn

Initial stages of island-wide broadband project beginThe Block Island Times, by Renee Meyer

Becket’s long quest for broadband internet about to pay offThe Berkshire Eagle, by Larry Parnass

Block Island to Build Rhode Island’s First City-Owned, Citywide Fiber NetworkThe Institute for Local Self-Reliance, by Katie Kienbaum

Block Island voters approve 2021 budget, bond issuesThe Block Island Times, by Rosemary Connelli

Washington penny-pinches it’s way to high-speed internet – The Berkshire Eagle, by Larry Parnass

Wired for the Future: Somers Works to Be on Cutting Edge of Telecommunications Revolution – Journal Inquirer, by Will Healey

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