Service now available in Biddeford and Scarborough.

“The importance of high-speed, reliable Internet access has never been more apparent than it is now,” commented GoNetspeed CEO Richard Clark.

GoNetspeed (formerly OTELCO), a fibre-to-the-premises broadband Internet service provider, continues to expand its FTTP infrastructure in Cumberland and York counties.

This month service to a total of 8,700 locations in Biddeford and Scarborough became available and network construction is underway in Saco and Old Orchard Beach. Active construction will provide fiber internet access to an additional 11,700 locations over 120 miles in these communities.

  • The service is now available at 7,500 locations in Biddeford and 1,200 locations in Scarborough.
  • At Saco, service to 4,400 locations should be available in August.
  • In Old Orchard Beach, service to 4,200 locations is expected to be available in August.

“Biddeford has seen a resurgence in recent years, with an influx of new businesses and new residents who now call Biddeford home and contribute to our vibrant community,” said Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant. “GoNetspeed’s high-speed fiber optic internet offering makes it easier to access the connectivity that many of our residents rely on for work, school and personal business, and we’re excited to see this investment. in our community.

Residents can visit http://www.gonetspeed.com to see if the service is available at their location and to register for priority installation when the service is available.

“The importance of high-speed, reliable Internet access has never been more apparent than it is now,” commented GoNetspeed CEO Richard Clark. “What some people don’t yet understand about fiber is that because of its symmetrical download and upload speeds, fiber is uniquely positioned to facilitate things like remote working, distance learning and telemedicine. It’s simply the fastest and most reliable option available today.

GoNetspeed is investing in FTTP infrastructure in communities across the state, and the service is already available in parts of Gorham, Gray, New Gloucester, Westbrook and Windham.

Construction maps in these areas are available here.

What is Fiber Internet?

Internet fiber offers symmetrical speeds, which means downloading and downloading are equally fast. Connectivity challenges faced by users when using video conferencing associated with telecommuting, e-learning and telemedicine have highlighted the importance of fast download speeds. GoNetspeed offers the fastest residential Internet speeds available, ranging from 150 Mbps to 1 Gbps (1000 Mbps). For businesses, GoNetspeed can customize speeds beyond Gigabit capacity if needed.

About GoNetspeed

GoNetspeed, a fiber-to-the-premises carrier serving residential and business customers in Maine, Alabama, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont and West Virginia, announced in January 2021 that it had formed a new partnership with Oak Hill Capital (“Oak Hill”) that will allow GoNetspeed to accelerate the expansion of its fiber optic network throughout the Northeastern United States

Adding thousands of new sites each year, GoNetspeed is one of the largest independent Internet providers in the East. For more company information or to inquire about service in your home or community, please visit gonetspeed.com.

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