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King seeks oversight details of FairPoint's broadband expansion

U.S. Sen. Angus King has asked the federal regulators how they will ensure FairPoint Communications appropriately uses millions in federal subsidies to expand broadband Internet access in rural Maine.

Federal funding will support distance learning, telemedicine programs

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King said Monday that more than $2 million in federal funding will go to six entities throughout the state to support distance learning and telemedicine programs.

Redzone Wireless expands coverage to Augusta area

Redzone Wireless LLC, a Camden-based wireless Internet service provider, has expanded its 4G LTE wireless network to more than 6,500 new households in the greater Augusta area.

Redzone Wireless expands high-speed wireless to Auburn

Redzone Wireless LLC, a Camden-based wireless Internet service provider, has expanded its 4G LTE wireless network to more than 14,000 new households in the greater Auburn area, the company said...

Communities in Downeast counties to get high-speed cell service and Internet

Verizon network operator Wireless Partners LLC announced last week that 4G LTE cellular service and high-speed Internet in all service areas in eastern Hancock and Washington counties are scheduled...

Judge says Cape Elizabeth can't block Verizon's proposed water tower antenna

A federal judge has ruled in favor of Verizon Wireless in its lawsuit against the town over the town's decision to deny a permit for the company to install wireless communication equipment on a water...

Former T-Mobile employee to sue over harassment at Oakland call center

A former employee at the T-Mobile call center in Oakland said she plans to sue the company in federal court for prohibiting her from discussing a sexual harassment complaint she made against a...

Mount Desert considers $13.3 million tab for universal broadband access

The town of Mount Desert recently learned that it would cost about $13.3 million to extend broadband Internet access to every household in town, the Mount Desert Islander reported last week.

Use your most valuable asset — your contact list

Nancy Marshall |

Ask any seasoned business leader to reveal the secrets to success, and one of the first things he or she will mention is a strong contact list.

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...