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Network New Hampshire Now to Break Ground on Statewide High-Speed Broadband Network

Network New Hampshire Now (NNHN) has begun the first phase in bringing affordable broadband access to the state’s under-served citizens, schools and businesses by awarding a NH-based company a contract to construct a middle-mile fiber-optic network. Read More.

Middle Mile Construction Contract Awarded

Network New Hampshire Now (NNHN) has awarded Nashua, N.H.-based New Hampshire Optical Systems (NHOS) a sub-award contract to construct a middle-mile fiber-optic network, the first phase of an effort to bring
affordable broadband access to the state’s under-served citizens, schools and businesses. Read More.

Nashua Start Up a Contract Winner to Expand Fiber Optic Network

The long effort to bring broadband Internet to the other side of Temple Mountain has taken another step forward with the announcement that a small Nashua startup, along with a long-established Massachusetts firm, has won a $34 million contract to build a fiber-optic “middle mile” connection. Read More.

 18-Month Efforts Aim to Boost NH’s Net Speed

New Hampshire is moving into the next phase of a government-backed program to help spread broadband throughout the state, which will bring fiber-optic connections to homes in parts of the Monadnock region that once had trouble getting dial-up access. This project, called Network New Hampshire Now, is designed to bring high-speed Internet to under-served parts of the state by June 30, 2013, which is quite fast considering its size. Read More.

 New Hampshire Broadband Collaborative Seeks $66 Mil Grant

Exanded broadband networks fueled by fiber optics could give the state a much-needed Internet power boost and spur economic development, according to a statewide collaborative of public and private groups, but it needs some serious cash to get there.

Network New Hampshire Now, led by the University of New Hampshire and the state Department of Resources and Economic Development, has submitted a $66 million proposal to the National Telecommunications & Information Administration’s Broadband Technology Opportunities Program to fund what it says is “critically needed broadband expansion” in New Hampshire. Read More.