GoNetspeed Construction to Bring Portland High-Speed Fiber Internet

Portland, ME.— September 5, 2023— GoNetspeed today announced that the City of Portland will soon have access to 100% fiber internet with construction having officially begun. Through GoNetspeed’s privately funded $8.5 investment in Portland, more than 13,000 residents and businesses throughout the area will receive access to service as early as this fall.

Construction is expected to be completed by the end of 2023 when Portland will have the opportunity to experience 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 and to receive updates on construction.

“GoNetspeed is pleased to soon power yet another community in the great state of Maine. As we expand to bring our high-speed internet service to Maine, we are opening a door to new growth and economic development opportunities for Portland,” said Richard Clark, GoNetspeed President and CEO. “Portland recognizes the impact of 100% fiber internet, and we are proud to invest in a community that that will thrive with access to faster, more reliable internet access.”

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, 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