Connection Requirements

The following describes requirements for a standard connection to MassBroadband 123.


Service Providers can connect to MassBroadband 123 in specified network interconnection points including the Regional Gateways in Springfield and Greenfield, the Global Gateways in Boston and Cambridge, or the network’s 22 Points of Interconnection located throughout western Massachusetts. Colocation, cross connect and additional fees from Axia or third parties may apply. Participating Service Providers can also have fiber extensions from the network constructed to their facilities from specified network splice points on a case by case basis.


Wireless Service Providers can connect to MassBroadband 123 by having fiber extensions from specified network splice points to their wireless equipment constructed, or by making their own arrangements with Community Anchor Institutions having MassBroadband 123 fiber drops.

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