Maine Connectivity Authority Awards Funding to build fiber in Vanceboro, Lambert Lake, Waite, Talmadge, Topsfield and Kossuth. Fidium Fiber (CCI) has been awarded $1.29M to bring fiber to the Washington County communities of Vanceboro, Lambert Lake, Waite, Talmadge, Topsfield, and Kossuth where residents have long struggled with internet “speeds” of 6/.49. Fiber connectivity will allow community members to finally participate in telehealth, educational opportunities, remote work, and the global economy!

“Fiber connectivity for the very rural Washington County communities of Vanceboro, Lambert Lake, Waite, Talmadge, Topsfield, and Kossuth was only a dream for residents who have long struggled with antiquated infrastructure. As a result of partnerships and MCA funding, residents will finally be able to participate in telehealth, educational opportunities, civic engagement, and the global economy.” – Elaine Abbott – Regional Broadband Coordinator, Sunrise County Economic Council

Read the full press release from MCA here: https://www.maineconnectivity.org/news/press-release%3A-maine-connectivity-authority-awards-more-than-%2436m-to-expand-internet-access