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Former small-business advocate Schaffer will head ConnectME

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Schaffer will lead the boradband agency after being a small-business advocate in the Maine secretary of state's office and co-chair of the Maine Broadband Coalition.

How to: Build a culture of cyber-defenders

Andrew Rinaldi |

In today's world, cybersecurity is a hot-button issue that effects organizations large and small. Here are some tips on how to build a culture of cyber-defenders within your company.

Maine to participate in update of national broadband availability map

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The National Telecommunications and Information Administration has chosen ConnectME as one of eight initial partner states to broaden and update the national broadband availability map.

A look back: Operator, please connect me to rural Maine

While it seems hard to believe in this day and age, a story about the high cost of long-distance phone calls that ran the December 1995 issue of Mainebiz has a parallel story today.

New internet service increases access in rural downeast Maine

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DownEast Wireless has launched Trailrunner Wireless, a fixed wireless broadband service making internet a reality in underserved downeast areas without the need for a fiber connection.

Southern Maine roundup: Scarborough real estate heats up; Sanford upgrades broadband network

Peter Van Allen |

SCARBOROUGH — An 80-acre parcel will be set aside as an industrial and business park in the redevelopment of Scarborough Downs.

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 focus on better...