Cable TV providers in many nearby towns offer Internet access on the cable. Transfer rates are around 100 times faster than on the telephone, you're always connected, and it doesn't tie up a phone line.
Cablevision, Lexington's current provider, has announced a major system upgrade including Internet access over the next three years. Each town's position in the queue depends on Cablevision's perception of demand. Other providers such as RCN may eventually compete in Lexington, but probably not in this century.
We believe that Lexington has a greater concentration of Internet users than Cablevision's other towns, but we need you wired citizens to demonstrate the pent-up demand for fast Internet access. If you want a cable modem available in three months rather than three years, please take any or all of the following actions: