Cape2O Launches October 21

Get Ready to Play The Cape Cod Commission was directed to update the regional water quality plan for all of Cape Cod. As part of an intensive outreach effort, the Commission partnered with Emerson College’s Engagement Game Lab to create two on-line games. It’s a way to reach, educate and hear from a broader part of […]

SmarterCape Summit 3 Wrap Up [release]

May 14, 2013: The Cape Codder Resort, Hyannis, MA—SMARTERCAPE SUMMIT 3 Just under 400 Cape Codders yesterday gathered for SmarterCape Summit 3 at the Cape Codder Resort in Hyannis to share ideas and see first hand the progress Cape Cod is making toward becoming a smarter place to live, work, play and create. Smarter Cape […]

Exclusive interview with OpenCape CEO Dan Vortherms (Cape Cod Today)

Open Letter to Falmouth Enterprise regarding Mr. Steinhilber’s OpenCape comments

October 18, 2012  Michael BaileySenior Political ReporterEnterprise NewspapersDepot AveFalmouth, MA  02540  RE: Your recent profile on candidate Eric Steinhilber provides basis for clarification of a few important issues regarding his comments on OpenCape and its relationship to economic development on Cape Cod.  The creation of this highly capable telecommunications infrastructure (OpenCape) is designed to eliminate […]

OpenCape Responds to Falmouth Enterprise Article

Falmouth Enterprise 50 Depot Avenue Falmouth, MA 02540 Dear Editor, September 17, 2012 The Falmouth Enterprise article “Selectmen Hear Pitch For Google Fiber” of September 14, 2012 by Christopher Kazarian contained several references to OpenCape that require clarification. OpenCape is in fact creating tremendous opportunities for municipalities and school districts to aggregate services and share […]

OpenCape Select New CEO

Barnstable, Massachusetts, September 17, 2012 – OpenCape Corporation (OpenCape) announced today that it has selected Daniel Vortherms as its new Chief Executive Officer. OpenCape’s current CEO, Dan Gallagher, will leave the position on October 12th, 2012. Mr. Vortherms was most recently the Vice President of Technology for Open Range Communications. He was one of the […]

Press Release: CapeNet selects Ciena

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: CapeNet – Judith  Ciena – Jamie CAPENET SELECTS CIENA’S 100G COHERENT OPTICS AND CARRIER ETHERNET SOLUTIONSTO POWER THE OPENCAPE NETWORK CapeNet Bringing Highest Speed Fiber Optic Network Transportto Southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod Barnstable, Massachusetts and Linthicum, Maryland, April 10, 2012 – CapeNet LLC (CapeNet) announced today that it has chosen Ciena® Corporation (NASDAQ: […]

OpenCape Press Conference: Construction Begins!

On February 27, OpenCape and CapeNet held a press conference at the new CapeMedia studios to announce the start of construction of the OpenCape enhanced broadband fiber network. Press Conference Highlights Interviews Full Press Conference (63 min)

$500,000 Grant Award for a SmarterCape

IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 16, 2012 INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY    Media Contacts: Paul Niedzwiecki, Executive Director Cape Cod Commission 508-362-3828 Ed SenteioTown of Yarmouth508-398-2231 Ext. 1281    Grant Award for a SmarterCape:  Barnstable County and Cape Cod Towns and Nantucket Receive $500,000 State Grant for Digital Regionalization  BARNSTABLE, MA […]

The Importance of Action and Innovation vs. Statistics

Cape & Plymouth Business recently held their “Economic Forecast 2012: Growing Your Business in the New Economy” event.   The program included featured speakers Jeffrey C. Fuhrer, Ph.D., of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and Michael D. Goodman, Ph.D., of the Department of Public Policy, UMass Dartmouth.   The information conveyed to attendees at the event […]