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

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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...

FairPoint suffers $22.7 million Q2 net loss

FairPoint Communications Inc., a major telecommunications provider and employer in Maine, posted a $22.7 million net loss for the second quarter, compared with a $43.1 million loss for...

Contract expires, no new pact for FairPoint's union workers

Contracts with unions representing approximately 1,700 of FairPoint Communications' 2,550 northern New England employees expired at midnight Saturday, but no strike has been called and...

FairPoint unions authorize strike

FairPoint Communications could be facing a strike from 2,000 employees after several unions voted on Saturday to authorize such action against the company.

WABI clashes with DISH Network over blackout

WABI-TV, a Bangor-based CBS and CW affiliate, has been blacked out for DISH Network subscribers after the two companies reached an impasse over contract negotiations.

Cape Elizabeth faces lawsuit from Verizon

Verizon Wireless is suing Cape Elizabeth over a town committee’s decision to deny a permit for the company to install wireless communication equipment on a former water...

DeLorme expected to appeal $6.2M fine

DeLorme Publishing, the Yarmouth-based company that makes the Maine Atlas and Gazetteer, is expected to appeal a $6.2 million fine related to a patent infringement case.

FairPoint loses $32.2M in first quarter

FairPoint Communications, a major telecommunications provider and employer in Maine, posted a $32.2 million net loss for its first quarter in 2014 from last year.

Lawmakers override 15 LePage vetoes

The state Legislature closed its 126th session by overriding Gov. Paul LePage's vetoes for 14 bills, including one for a $12 million bond to support small businesses and job...

LePage vetoes bill to up scrutiny of FairPoint fee hike

Gov. Paul LePage has vetoed a bill that would have sought greater scrutiny of a proposed $67...