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Maine Community Moves Internet Project Forward with Incremental Financing

Maine Community Moves Internet Project Forward with Incremental Financing

Hannah Rank

July 12, 2018

The City of Sanford, Maine, is putting the final pieces of funding in place to move forward with its ambitious 45-mile fiber optic build, SandfordNet, the largest fiber infrastructure build proposed in Maine to date. Along with two other funding sources, the project will be financed by an existing Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district in downtown Sanford. According to the Journal Tribune, the project will cost $2.02 million in total to complete; that figure is higher than initially projected, due in part to fees to access utility poles.READ MORE


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Maine Community Moves Internet Project Forward with Incremental Financing

Maine Community Moves Internet Project Forward with Incremental Financing

Hannah Rank

July 12, 2018

The City of Sanford, Maine, is putting the final pieces of funding in place to move forward with its ambitious 45-mile fiber optic build, SandfordNet, the largest fiber infrastructure build proposed in Maine to date. Along with two other funding sources, the READ MORE


Better Connectivity in New Hampshire: One Step at a Time

Better Connectivity in New Hampshire: One Step at a Time

Lisa Gonzalez

July 11, 2018

Officials in Keene, New Hampshire, have been discussing ways to improve local connectivity for several years. In early July, they received more food for thought when the consultant they hired presented the results of a broadband study. Check out the fullREAD MORE


California’s Proposed Net Neutrality Legislation Resuscitated

California's Proposed Net Neutrality Legislation Resuscitated

Lisa Gonzalez

July 10, 2018

Death, taxes, and legislative drama are three of life’s certainties. Most recently, the drama unfolded in California as Democratic Sen. Scott Wiener has tried to pass state network neutrality protections after the FCC revoked federal law, leaving millions at the mREAD MORE


Newcomer Cooperative to Bring Broadband to Rural Nevada

Newcomer Cooperative to Bring Broadband to Rural Nevada

Hannah Bonestroo

July 9, 2018

In as little as 18 months, the newly formed Pacific Rural Gas Cooperative (PRGC) plans to deliver natural gas and broadband to Spring Creek, Nevada, and to neighboring Lamoille shortly after. Broadband Needed in Rural Nevada Nestled at the base of theREAD MORE


Fiber Internet Provider Lights Up Communities in Idaho and North Carolina

Fiber Internet Provider Lights Up Communities in Idaho and North Carolina

Hannah Rank

July 5, 2018

Ting Fiber has continued its expansion into two more U.S. metropolitan areas, lighting fiber up in a northern Idaho town and planting a flag in a city south of the research triangle in North Carolina. Residents of the region ofREAD MORE


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