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Diverse group of organizations land Maine Community Foundation broadband grants

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Organizations from York to Penobscot County will share $130,000 in grants awarded by the Maine Community Foundation to 11 communities to increase broadband access across Maine.

Redzone completes 2018 expansion, with more to come in 2019

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Redzone Wireless LLC announced completion of broadband networks in four towns across the state, and said plans to expand to another 25 towns in 2019 will be announced in January.

Wiscasset seeks public input on broadband improvements

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The town of Wiscasset and the Wiscasset Area Chamber of Commerce are seeking input from residents and businesses on the quality and cost of current internet services and how they could benefit from...

Charter high-speed fiber announcement underlines issue, Mills says

Maureen Milliken |

Charter Communications Inc.’s (NASDAQ:CHTR) announcement Thursday that it’s launching high-speed fiber cable throughout Maine also served as an opportunity to underscore the increased...

Passamaquoddys pursue internet data center to create quality jobs

Laurie Schreiber |

The Passamaquoddy tribe at Indian Township is planning to build a state-of-the-art data center that is expected to create well-paying jobs and diversify the regional economy.

Cell phone projects expected to reduce ‘dead spots’ in Stonington area

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A major expansion is in the works to provide cell phone service in Stonington and eliminate dead spots or poor reception areas on Deer Isle.

Go.Verizon: Portland best city in U.S. for small businesses

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Portland is the No. 1 ranked city in the newly released “Best Small Cities for Small Businesses” report issued by, an authorized brand partner of Verizon.

Cumberland County launches plan to address limited and slow broadband

Maureen Milliken |

The James W. Sewall Co. of Old Town will conduct a Cumberland County broadband access study, a first step in addressing limited and slow broadband in the county's farther reaches.

Deals, deals, deals: Maine companies are hot property

Peter Van Allen |

The recent acquisition of Waterboro-based Howe & Howe Technologies, maker of sophisticated off-road and robotic vehicles for the Army, is just the latest in what is shaping up as a...

Small Machias broadband company cutting a large swath through Maine's rural areas

Maureen Milliken |

Mark Ouellette, who recently succeeded Susan Corbett as CEO of Axiom Technologies, says the mission of the Machias-based company remains the same as when it was founded in 2005: Hook up every house...