2 JUN

Cummington's Subsidy + Benefit Program

  • Published 2021-06-02

Federal Lifeline Subsidy

Lifeline is a federal program that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet. Qualified customers will receive up to $9.25 applied directly towards their bill. You can use Lifeline for either phone or internet, but not both. FCC rules prohibit more than one Lifeline service per household.

You can apply here for Lifeline.

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

Starting May 12, 2021, Whip City Fiber offers the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will offer a $50 discount for broadband service for eligible households in Westfield and all Massachusetts towns served by Whip City Fiber during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

You can apply here for EBBP.

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12 APR

Cummington Offers Federal Lifeline Subsidy

  • Published 2021-04-12

Lifeline is a federal program that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet. Qualified customers will receive up to $9.25 applied directly towards their bill. You can use Lifeline for either phone or internet, but not both. FCC rules prohibit more than one Lifeline service per household.

You can apply here for Lifeline.

23 MAR

Cummington's Soft Launch Starts The Week of March 23rd

  • Published 2020-03-23

We are writing to let you know that our town broadband project has begun with a “soft launch” of construction as we await completion of the make ready on the poles by the utilities. The first week of work by TriWire has resulted in approximately 18 % of the total strand wire being attached to poles! This is over 9 miles (out of ~ 51)!

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