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Delivering Broadband Across the Great Divide

G4S is part of an ambitious broadband project in Massachusetts

Massachusetts is launching an ambitious project designed to bring online relief to broadband-starved communities in the central and western parts of the state, a push that officials hope will deliver on the promise of jobs and economic expansion.

The public-private project, known as MassBroadband 123, will deliver high-speed Internet to 120 cities and towns, many of them rural, and help end the state’s geographic digital divide, Governor Deval Patrick said.

He said the planned installation of 1,300 miles of fiber-optic cable is also one of the largest projects of its kind under construction in the country.

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