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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.

Kemp Goldberg changes name to reflect agency's values, growth ambitions

Dylan Martin |

It was an unusual assignment for Kemp Goldberg Partners.But after the Portland-based advertising and public relations agency lost...

Labor board dismisses FairPoint complaints

The National Labor Relations Board has indicated that FairPoint Communications was not bargaining in bad faith with striking workers, according to the company.

PUC: Don't give $62.8M subsidy to FairPoint

The Maine Public Utilities Commission said FairPoint Communications should not receive a requested $62.8 million subsidy from the state that would help pay for basic telephone...

DeLorme scores important court victory

DeLorme Publishing, the Yarmouth-based company that makes the Maine Atlas and Gazetteer, scored an important court victory this week in a patent infringement lawsuit, but its legal...

FairPoint strike continues for fourth day

Nearly 800 union workers at FairPoint Communications in Maine have been on strike for four days now, saying the company has been unable to negotiate labor contracts.

Diversified buys Singapore company

Portland-based Diversified Communications has purchased a media and events company based in Singapore, making it the company’s fifth acquisition this year.

Growth engine: Faster broadband seen as essential for Maine's economy

Lori Valigra |

Nowadays, if your office Internet connection fails, even briefly, all work grinds to a halt. But only 20 years ago, that wasn't the case. IBM Selectric typewriters continued to drum out...

LOOKBACK: Celebrating Mainebiz's 20th anniversary

Lori Valigra |

Moving forward in our LOOKBACK series run-up to Mainebiz’s 20th anniversary edition on Sept. 8, at...

GWI's CEO releases plan to improve Maine's broadband standing

James McCarthy |

Fletcher Kittredge, founder and CEO of the Biddeford-based telecommunications company GWI, has released a 10-point plan to improve the quality and availability of broadband Internet...