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Braintree Electric Light Department (BELD) is one of 41 municipal light departments organized under Massachusetts General Laws chapter 164, and one of more than 2,200 municipally owned light departments in the country. BELD is recognized locally and nationally as an innovator in technology and new services. In 2000, after running a new hybrid fiber coax network throughout the town, the department began offering High-Speed Internet service to Braintree residents. Over the following years, that was expanded to include phone services to both residents and businesses in town.

High Speed Internet $39.95

BELD's 100 Mbps Internet service gives you the speed you need for your entire family to stream movies and play online games without any arguments! 

Customer solar programs

BELD has a variety of solar programs to meet your unique needs … even  if you don’t have your own roof.  Contact our Energy Advisor to sign up or for more information.

Bright Ideas, inserts & notices

BI Newsletter, AR, notices, communityClick to see recent Bright Ideas newsletters, Annual Reports or any of our community notices (billing inserts, Internet and phone promotions, etc.).

Server maintenance; Internet/phone unavailability 2/20, 12:01 a.m.

Starting 12:01 a.m. on February 20, we will be performing server upgrades giving us the ability to offer faster upload speeds in the future. During this time our Internet and phone services will be unavailable, we plan to keep the service interruptions as minimal as possible.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience and understanding. As always, we try and schedule these outages to be performed in the least customer impacting times as possible. 

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Report an outage

link to report an outage

If you need to report an issue with any of your BELD services, please call us at 781.348.BELD (2353). In case of an emergency (life-threatening situation, downed line, or imminent danger) please call 911.

Online Billpay/Paperless

Link to our BillPay/Paperless

Our online payment system allows you to pay your BELD electric and broadband bills even faster, easier and more securely. As a registered account user, you’ll be able to see your payment history and past billing statements. Step-by-step instructions.