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Diversified Communications to sell TV stations to Gray Television


Diversified Communications in Portland announced Thursday the planned divestiture of its television stations WABI in Bangor and WCJB in Gainesville, Fla., to Gray Television Inc. pending FCC approval.

LCI launches fiber optic network for Midcoast towns


LCI, a division of Lincolnville Telephone Family of Companies, said its new O.P.E.N. fiber optic network is now available to many homes and business in some Midcoast communities.

Lincoln County planners ponder broadband access

The Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission is considering how to find needed funding to build infrastructure for broadband access and improve prospects for economic development and employment,...

CEI Ventures closes fourth venture fund, has $20M under management

Lori Valigra |

CEI Ventures has closed its fourth fund, Coastal Ventures IV LP, at just under $10 million, with the monies targeted at small businesses in Maine and the Northeast.

Journal Tribune drops Monday print edition

The Biddeford-based Journal Tribune reported it would discontinue its printed Monday edition in order to focus on enhancing its Monday digital edition.

FirstLight Fiber combines with Oxford Networks


FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and northern New England, announced today that Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its...

Pingree joins call for FairPoint to postpone layoffs

U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, has joined several congressional colleagues from Northern New England in sending a letter to FairPoint Communications asking the company to reverse its...

Redzone, Maine Fiber team up to expand 'last mile' internet service

Redzone Wireless moved closer to its goal of covering 90% of the state's population with wireless internet service in March via a new contract with Maine Fiber Co.

FairPoint merger may bring Maine more broadband options

Mainers may get more broadband and television options in the future as Consolidated Communications' plans takeover of FairPoint.

FairPoint investigation expanded

The Maine Public Utilities Commission is expanding its investigation of FairPoint Communications Inc. for failing to meet minimum service standards for landline customers, agreeing Tuesday to extend...