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GWI Increases Speeds for Residential Fiber Customers

Biddeford Internet Corporation, d.b.a. GWI, proudly announces an internet speed increase for its Maine residential fiber broadband users. GWI, headquartered in Biddeford, is Maine’s premier internet service provider (ISP) and the first and only North American ISP to become a certified B Corporation. The speed increase will double internet speeds for GWI fiber customers. A new gigabit level speed tier, …

Maine Voices: State Grants, Loans Require Delicate Balancing Act – By GWI CFO Greg Gilligan

The Maine Technology Institute awards vital funding to businesses across the state – businesses like mine. Some of that information it can share, some it can’t. The following article was posted in the 9/25/2022 edition of the Portland Press Herald, Maine Voices Did it work? The question was asked in an Aug. 14 report about funding administered by the Maine …

GWI Recognized as One of the Best Places to Work in Maine for Third Year in a Row

GWI is incredibly delighted to announce they have been selected as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine for a third year in a row. GWI, is a Maine based internet and phone service provider focused on deploying ultra reliable high-speed fiber optic broadband to northern New England residents. Official rankings are determined by the Best Companies Group, …

Summer 2022 Update from our President and COO

Summer is finally here! It is my fervent hope that all of you and your families are getting to enjoy the glorious sunny days, plethora of ice-cream choices and also frankly, getting a chance to pick some fresh strawberries. Here at GWI, we are intentionally moving the proverbial ball forward along several fronts: Our commitments to the announced Belfast and …

GWI Awarded Grant Funding to Build Networks in Three Maine Towns

Biddeford Internet Corporation, d.b.a GWI, was awarded over $9 million in grant funding from the ConnectME Authority to build high-speed fiber optic broadband networks in the Towns of Hebron, Sumner, and Northport. GWI was one of a handful of applicants to receive grants from the ConnectME Authority, Maine’s agency for promotion of broadband, in their most recent round of funding. …

Municipal Make-ready Exemption and Why it Matters

For utility poles that are located in the public right of way, the term “municipal space” refers to a section of the utility pole reserved for municipal use. When municipalities first allowed utility poles to be set in the public rights of way over 120 years ago, part of the agreement was that in return for using public space, the …

GWI to Build Networks in Five Maine Towns

Biddeford, Maine– Great Works Internet (“GWI”), Arctaris Impact Investors, LLC (“Arctaris”), and the Finance Authority of Maine (“FAME”) announced plans today to build new fiber broadband networks for five communities in Maine, including South Portland, Millinocket, East Millinocket, Medway and Belfast.  The projects are made possible through a partnership with FAME, which is providing a loan and commercial guarantee support …

September Update from our President and COO

As the fall season approaches, I hope with all the certainties and uncertainties life has to offer us, you are able to navigate the situation with family and friends. I also hope you are able to give yourself time to engage in the activities that make you happy and joyful. From GWI’s side, we have been able to make good …

GWI Awarded ConnectME Grant for Town of Northport

Biddeford, ME – Biddeford Internet Corporation, d.b.a GWI, was awarded $655,409 in grant funding from the ConnectME Authority to build a high-speed fiber optic broadband network in the Town of Northport, Maine. GWI was one of a handful of applicants to receive a grant from the ConnectME Authority, Maine’s agency for promotion of broadband, in their most recent round of funding.  The …

GWI Awarded Deerfield Valley Communication Union District VT Project

Biddeford, ME– At a special meeting on Thursday, July 1, the Deerfield Valley Communications Union District (DVCUD, dba DVFiber) Governing Board unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Great Works Internet (GWI) of Biddeford, ME in partnership with ValleyNet of Royalton, VT.  This public/private partnership intends to secure broadband access for every home and business in the district, currently …

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