GoNetspeed Boosts Portland with 100% Fiber Internet Service

Portland, ME.— November 16, 2023— GoNetspeed today announced that 100% fiber internet is now available in Portland in initial construction areas. Through GoNetspeed’s fully funded $8.5 million investment in Portland, residents and businesses will now experience fast, reliable internet and voice service for their home or business, free of taxpayer dollars.

As construction progresses throughout Portland, more than 13,000 residents and businesses will gain access to GoNetspeed’s symmetrical fiber internet speeds, allowing customers to upload just as fast as they download. Residents and businesses interested may visit gonetspeed.com to sign up for priority installation once service is available in their area.

“GoNetspeed is thrilled to officially begin connecting Portland residents to our service as we make rapid progress to deploy high-speed internet throughout the community,” said Richard Clark, GoNetspeed President and CEO. “Our dedication to bringing 100% fiber internet to communities throughout Maine has improved online connectivity and reliability for many Mainers. With our service now available in Portland, the community has access to another service provider option that will deliver speeds to match our continuously increasing online needs.”

GoNetspeed is continuing to ensure that more communities throughout Maine have access to a high-speed 100% fiber internet infrastructure. Currently, Auburn, Bangor, Bath, Biddeford, Brewer, Brunswick, Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Falmouth, Gorham, Gray, Kennebunk, Lewiston, New Gloucester, Old Orchard Beach, Old Town, Orono, Portland, Rockland, Saco, Scarborough, Topsham, Waterville, Westbrook, Windham, Winslow, and Yarmouth have access to GoNetspeed’s service. Many other communities throughout the state are well on their way to having access to GoNetspeed’s fiber internet.

With a legacy of innovation and a commitment to customer service, GoNetspeed is excited to accelerate the expansion of fiber networks throughout nine states, including Maine. GoNetspeed continues to deliver more fiber, more access, more speed, and better reliability to residents and businesses throughout our footprint. With access to 100% fiber internet, customers have access to symmetrical upload and download speeds, ranging from 300 Mbps to 1 Gbps (1,000 Mbps). Learn more about GoNetspeed at gonetspeed.com.

About GoNetspeed: GoNetspeed, a high-speed fiber internet provider, serving residential and business customers in Maine, Alabama, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and West Virginia, formed a partnership with Oak Hill Capital (“Oak Hill”) in January 2021, allowing GoNetspeed to accelerate the expansion of its fiber network throughout the Northeastern U.S. Adding thousands of new service areas every year, GoNetspeed is one of the largest independent internet providers in the east. For more information about GoNetspeed, or to inquire about service in your residence, business or community, visit gonetspeed.com.

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Katherine Yochum