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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.

Portland firm to expand Down East 4G coverage

Portland-based Wireless Partners LLC said it is planning to expand high-speed cellular and broadband service to underserved Down East areas.

Berwick telecom firm partners with NASCAR

APXnet, a Berwick telecom company, has designed a new gigabit fiber-optic network for more than two dozen racetracks for NASCAR as part of a five-year deal.

Diversified acquires California consulting firm

Diversified Communications has acquired a Pleasanton, Calif.-based company that provides professional training and development for accountants at small businesses.

FairPoint, unions ratify contract, end dispute

FairPoint Communications has ratified a new contract with two unions that had been striking for months, a move that will allow 1,800 members across Maine and two other states to...

FairPoint, unions near deal

FairPoint Communications and two unions have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract that could end a four-month strike and bring employees back to work.

Tilson Technology raises $600K from Buffalo firm

Tilson Technology Management Inc., a Portland-based telecommunications services provider, has raised $600,000 in venture capital as part of a $2.2 million equity capital...

FairPoint strike was nation's largest in 2014

The ongoing strike by FairPoint Communications workers was the largest, continuously running work stoppage in the country last year, according to a new federal report.

Time Warner hosted outing for state lawmakers

Time Warner Cable, Maine’s largest Internet provider, provided a steak dinner and footed the lodging bill for some state lawmakers at an overnight "education...

New wireless ISP gets Pine Tree Zone status

Redzone Wireless LLC, a newly formed wireless Internet service provider in Camden, has been certified as a Pine Tree Development Zone company.