Events

Regional Broadband Dialogues Kick Off Event

ConnectMaine Authority Listening Session

The Maine Broadband Coalition, in collaboration with the Co-Hosts listed on the flyer, is leading an effort to convene broadband stakeholders at a state, county and local level to enhance capacity for county governments to plan, coordinate, secure funding for and ultimately execute broadband projects. We anticipate this event to be the first in an ongoing series of dialogues. Click here to watch a recording: https://youtu.be/1NeLFY8ZBHk

June 25, 2021, 1:00:00 PM

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Municipal Networks Workshop

ConnectMaine Authority Listening Session

Join us June 2nd at 11am for the Municipal Networks Workshop! Learn about municipal revenue bonds from James Anderson & Chris Perlitz of Municipal Capital Markets, Stan Williams of ECFiber/ValleyNet, and Fletcher Kittredge of GWI. Sponsored by Maine Technology Institute and GWI.

June 2, 2021, 3:00:00 PM

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Maine West Broadband Summit 2021

ConnectMaine Authority Listening Session

You’re invited to the third Maine West Broadband Summit to discuss improving access to reliable, affordable, high-speed, and future-ready broadband service in the Oxford Hills, Bethel, and Rumford areas. After a challenging year, we're seeing important resources lining up to address our ability educate our children, deliver quality health services, do business, and make our communities attractive and viable places to live and work. We hope you’ll join local and statewide leaders on June 4 to talk about improving high-speed internet access in your community.

June 4, 2021, 12:30:00 PM

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2021 Broadband Caucus: Session 8

ConnectMaine Authority Listening Session

Join us for the 8th Broadband Caucus session, featuring Susan Crawford, author of "Fiber: The Coming Tech Revolution—and Why America Might Miss It". Tune in via the livestream on our Facebook page!

May 19, 2021, 10:00:00 PM

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Digital Frontiers: Municipal Networks, Part 1

ConnectMaine Authority Listening Session

Interested in learning more about municipally owned broadband networks? Join us May 13th at 11am for the first part of our fourth Digital Frontiers webinar where we will explore communities that have been successful in creating such a network after a significant commitment of time and resources together with those that are in the process of evaluating embarking on this journey. Part two will take a deeper dive into municipal revenue bond financing which has proven itself to be a viable model in Vermont and elsewhere, with the capability of leveraging federal, state and private funds.

May 13, 2021, 3:00:00 PM

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National Digital Equity Center

ConnectMaine Authority Listening Session

Ongoing classes and webinars aimed to help create disruptive strategies to close the digital divide in Maine & beyond

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