Comments for: Old Town, Orono residents and businesses to receive ‘super-high-speed’ Internet

Posted May 02, 2012, at 11:29 a.m.
Last modified May 04, 2012, at 9:42 a.m.

ORONO | Orono and Old Town residents and business owners will soon have access to the Internet that’s 125 times faster than what they have now. The organizations behind the effort to bring “super-high-speed” network service to the area argue it will spur economic development and the continued growth …


An earlier version of this story has been updated to indicate that GWI is not the only Internet provider in Maine to offer gigabit service. Other providers, including Time Warner, offer dedicated lines to individual businesses. Also, while standard Internet service in the area currently has speeds around 8 megabits per second, Internet service providers do offer packages with higher speeds.

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