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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...

Microsoft's rural access program enters next phase in Maine

Maureen Milliken |

A Microsoft program to improve rural access to broadband, including better access to telemedicine, is starting its next phase in Maine.The Microsoft...

Ouellette succeeds Susan Corbett as Axiom Technologies’ CEO

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Axiom Technologies CEO Susan Corbett announced Monday she is stepping down and turning over the CEO duties to Axiom President Mark Ouellette, who joined the company in 2015 with a goal of expanding...

SoPoCo.Works earlier-than-expected expansion includes podcast studio

Maureen Milliken |

The South Portland coworking center has added seven private offices and a podcast recording space since it opened in spring.

St. John Valley broadband initiative seeks input from businesses, residents

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The organizations working on improving broadband speeds and access in the St. John Valley are asking residents and business owners of northern Aroostook County to weigh in. The Northern Maine...

Stonington working with Axiom to improve broadband service

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Axiom Technologies of Machias has submitted a plan to provide fiber optic internet service to Stonington.