10 MAY

Whip City Fiber Customers Can Apply for Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Starting May 12

  • Published 2021-05-10

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.

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Whip City Fiber Announces 2021-2022 Expansion in Westfield

  • Published 2021-04-08

It has been 5 years since Westfield Gas + Electric first announced their plans to fully launch locally owned gigabit internet to Westfield as Whip City Fiber (WCF). Since then, Whip City Fiber has offered service to over 70% of the city and connected over 5,000 customers. Now, we are gearing up for the 2021 construction season with plans approved by the Municipal Light Board to expand Whip City Fiber service to 9 new areas in Westfield over the next twelve months.

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22 FEB

Whip City Fiber Looking Towards Spring

  • Published 2021-02-22

An update from Tony Contrino, GM

Westfield Gas + Electric/Whip City Fiber has been incredibly fortunate to move into this year having successfully weathered so many challenges in 2020. We’re nearly two months into 2021 and change is happening all around us. Although there is still snow on the ground, we know that spring is just around the corner. The Municipal Light Board is in the process of confirming a new General Manager. Our Electric and Gas Divisions are steadfastly preparing for the upcoming construction season. The Whip City Fiber group is preparing for continued expansion into new areas within Westfield. Together we move forward.

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