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SaviLinx thrives on not being your average call center

Lori Valigra |

SaviLinx has been growing quickly and expects revenue to rise to more than $10M this year, up from $4.3M last year. The 30,000 square feet of space at Brunswick Landing is filling up quickly.

Verizon closing Bangor call center, 218 offered out-of-state relocation

Verizon Wireless is closing a call center in Bangor and offering 218 employees jobs outside of Maine as part of a larger nationwide consolidation effort, according to Verizon spokesman Michael Murphy.

Redzone adds 7,500 businesses, 50,000 homes to broadband network

Staff |

Rockland-based wireless service provider Redzone Wireless LLC continues to expand its wireless broadband network, this time to communities including Sanford, South Portland and Falmouth.

FairPoint contests $500K PUC fine

Facing a $500,000 penalty, FairPoint Communications Inc. has asked Maine utility regulators for a chance to present evidence of why the company didn’t meet quality standards for its landline...

SaviLinx seeks 130 more workers for government contract

Lori Valigra |

After nearly doubling its staff to 450 employees in May with 200 more call center positions from an unnamed insurance client, SaviLinx LLC of Brunswick Landing is seeking 130 more workers for an...

FairPoint faces $500K PUC fine

The Maine Public Utilities Commission is recommending FairPoint Communications Inc. pay a $500,000 fine for failing to meet quality standards for its landline customers.

FairPoint strikers win victory in Maine's business court

James McCarthy |

Maine's Business and Consumer Court handed a pre-Labor Day victory to workers at FairPoint Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: FRP) when it canceled a decision of the Unemployment Insurance Commission that...

Xerox will close Lewiston call center, eliminating 142 jobs

Staff |

The closing of a Xerox call center in Lewiston will lead to the layoff of 142 employees by the end of October.

Eight Maine companies make Inc.'s 'Fastest Growing' list

Kevin Steeves |

Landry/French Construction Co. and Tilson Technology Management are joined by six other Maine companies in Inc. magazine's annual list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies across the country.

FairPoint acquires Falmouth communications company

James McCarthy |

FairPoint Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP) has acquired Communication Technology Inc., a Falmouth-based company providing business communication products and services throughout northern New...