Municipal Light Plant

The Municipal Light Plant operates the town-owned internet service, which provides gigabit symmetric fiber optic service to residents and businesses. The MLP is governed by the Select Board, which also acts as the MLP Board.

Ashfield contracts with Westfield Gas and Electric, operating as Whip City Fiber, to perform the responsibilities of internet service provider and network operator. 

Residents may apply for home internet and telephone service at or call 833-WCF-CALL (833-923-2255).

Current rates are $85/mo for 1Gbps internet and $13/mo plus taxes and fees for VOIP telephone. An installation fee may be required.

Existing customers can call Whip City Fiber for customer service questions regarding accounts at 833-923-2255 and technical support including outages at 833-WCF-HELP (833-923-4357).