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City’s municipal broadband activities move forward steadily

It’s been a couple of months since highlights of residential and business municipal network surveys were announced by Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz. Since then, activities have moved ahead steadily and without fanfare. The city’s contractor, Design Nine, provided the city with a formal report on the residential and business surveys conducted in the spring. It …

Northampton residents overwhelmingly support municipal broadband

Nearly four hours into a lengthy City Council meeting Thursday night, Mayor David Narkewicz reported a set of preliminary statistics from the broadband survey sent to city residents and voters. 2800 residents returned residential surveys, which is 25% of Northampton households. Design Nine, which conducted the survey for the City, reports typical response rates are …