New group forms to support faster Internet in Maine

By Darren Fishell, BDN Staff

PORTLAND, Maine — A group of businesses, nonprofits and policymakers supporting broadband expansion have formed the Maine Broadband Coalition to research and lobby in favor of bills supporting increasing Internet speeds in Maine.

The group includes a number of organizations, companies and state officials who have previously advocated for expanding high-speed broadband and fiber-optic networks in Maine. Supporters include the Maine Office of the Public Advocate, Coastal Enterprises Inc., the Town of Islesboro, the town of Rockport, the Washington County Fiber Initiative and GrowSmart Maine. Read more…

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