1. State reassures communities as MassBroadband123 operator declares bankruptcy

    State reassures communities as MassBroadband123 operator declares bankruptcy

    A 1,200-mile, state-owned broadband backbone serving Central and Western Massachusetts will stay in service for at least 13 weeks while its operator negotiates Chapter 11 bankruptcy, a state official said on Thursday. In addition, Massachusetts Technology Collaborative denies responsibility for any financial woes experienced by KCST in its troubled operation of MassBroadband123, said Paul McMorrow, spokesman for the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development. "That was not a business plan that was foisted on anyone," McMorrow said in a conference call with reporters.

     
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    1. That was not a business plan that was foisted on anyone.
    2. We look forward to working with Axia/KCST towards a successful resolution of its financial problems, which are solely its responsibility.
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