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Redzone, Maine Fiber team up to expand 'last mile' internet service

Redzone Wireless moved closer to its goal of covering 90% of the state's population with wireless internet service in March via a new contract with Maine Fiber Co.

FairPoint merger may bring Maine more broadband options

Mainers may get more broadband and television options in the future as Consolidated Communications' plans takeover of FairPoint.

FairPoint investigation expanded

The Maine Public Utilities Commission is expanding its investigation of FairPoint Communications Inc. for failing to meet minimum service standards for landline customers, agreeing Tuesday to extend...

FairPoint to lay off more than 110 in New England

FairPoint Communications announced last Thursday that it plans to lay off more than 110 employees from Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, according to union representatives.

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

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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.

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