Maine communities have a long history of self-determination. Access to high-speed internet is no different. As local broadband committees, statewide partners and private-sector providers all look to close the digital divide, communities play a central role. An engaged community can fundamentally alter the economics of a broadband project.
Maine broadband and bridging two authorities
Posted by Kim Ratner & filed under Blog.
Wait a minute—there are two broadband authorities in Maine? Yes! And here’s how they’re working together to achieve high-speed internet access for all Mainers.
Bill Nemitz: Not happy with your internet? Now’s the time to do something about it
Posted by Kim Ratner & filed under In the news.
Looking for a little good news? Here’s some: Thanks to federal and state funding, Maine currently has $150 million to bring high-speed internet to places that don’t have it and improve service to those that do. How do you get a piece of that action? Here’s a hint: You snooze, you lose. “The communities that… Read more »