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You Ask, Patch Answers: Are There Alternatives to Comcast in Sharon?

Patch checked in with the folks at Sharon Town Hall to find out.

As part of our ongoing You Ask . . . Patch Answers series, this week we checked in with local officials to see if there are alternatives to using Comcast for cable, phone and internet for residents in town.

The Comcast franchise was recently renewed for a 10-year period, according to Sharon Town Administrator Ben Puritz. 

"We are continuing to explore alternatives to provide options for Sharon residents regarding Internet and telephone," said Puritz. "The town has invited Verizon FiOS to submit an application, and generally, they have ceased or substantially slowed any expansion of FiOS service in Massachusetts."

You Ask … Patch Answers is a weekly column for locals looking for solutions to community problems, issues and those "only in Sharon" situations that you want solved. If you've got a question about something in Sharon, send it to sharonpatch@patch.com, and our team will dig up an answer.

So, ask away Sharon, and check back weekly for You Ask … Patch Answers.

Serves You Right February 01, 2013 at 02:14 PM
Seems like the town isn't telling the whole story as to why we don't have FIOS here in Town......someone should fess up..tell the truth before an investigation begins.......

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