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Oxford Networks, BayRing Communications complete merger

Lewiston-based Oxford Networks has completed its merger with Portsmouth, N.H.-based BayRing Communications, which Oxford said in June upon announcing the merger plans would make it the largest...

FairPoint gets $13M to expand rural broadband

FairPoint Communications said Tuesday that it has received $13.3 million in annual federal funding to expand broadband access for rural areas in Maine.

Judge slaps T-Mobile facility over confidentiality rule

Wireless provider T-Mobile was wrong to require its workers not to talk about ongoing internal investigations to anyone but investigators, an administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations...

FairPoint sees $40M net income in Q2

FairPoint Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP) reported net income Wednesday of $40.3 million in the second quarter of 2015 compared to a net loss of $45.2 million in the first quarter of 2015.

Tilson awarded $270K for broadband project

Portland-based Tilson Technology Management has won a $270,335 contract to design, engineer and build a broadband network in a section of Ellsworth that includes the city's Commerce Park, an...

Portland firm gets $3.4 million loan to expand Down East 4G coverage

Portland-based Wireless Partners LLC said it has secured a $3.4 million loan that will help it expand high-speed cellular and broadband service to underserved Down East communities.

Oxford Networks to merge with Portsmouth firm

Lewiston-based Oxford Networks has reached an agreement to merge with a Portsmouth, N.H., firm, which it said will make it the largest competitive telecommunications provider headquartered in...

Redzone Wireless starts wireless broadband network in first three locations

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Redzone Wireless LLC, a Camden-based wireless Internet service provider, said it has activated its network in its first three coverage areas: Portland, Waterville and Great Diamond Island.

Time Warner buys Houlton telecom company

Time Warner Cable has purchased a Houlton-based provider of cable, Internet and digital phone services, possibly setting the stage for an even larger takeover in Aroostook...

FairPoint layoffs deal largest blow in Maine

FairPoint Communications is planning to lay off 260 workers across 17 states, and its Maine workforce is expected to take the biggest hit.