Project Updates

“The fiber network not only vastly out-paces existing options, it does so at a far lower cost”

Article by The Calais Advertiser “Downeast Broadband Utility’s highly-anticipated fiber optic infrastructure is here, and many residents have been quick to sign on, with phone, internet and TV all now available on the world’s fastest network.  This fiber network not only vastly out-paces existing options, it does so at a far lower cost. ” Click Read More

Another phase in the books!

New addresses added to Calais & Baileyville. Baileyville – South Princeton Road, Mountain View Drive, Bunker Hill Road, Houlton Road, Berry Lane, Friendship Lane, Paradis Ave, Leighton Lane, Ryan Road and Airline Road. Calais – Barker, Palmer Lane, Cedar, Manning, Plum, Hemlock, School, Fowler, Chapel, Clark, King, Boardman, North, Stillson, Higgins Farm, Whitlock, Neilds, South, Read More

NEW PHASE ACTIVE!

New addresses are active in Calais & Baileyville. CALAIS Academy, Calais Ave, Church, Mahar, Odey Lane, Union, Main, Winter, Temperance, Germain, Spring, Lafayette, Downes, Willow, Elm, Steadman, Eaton, Swan, Barker, Hill, Cleveland, Harrison, Beach, Garfield, Pleasant, Chandler, Price, Poole, High, Whitney, Mclean, Monroe Lowell, Carver, McGovern Ln, Lincoln, North, South BAILEYVILLE South Princeton, Birch, Spring, Read More

Phase 4 update coming soon!

Phase 4 is nearing completition! This phase will cover a large amount of the residential area in Calais & Baileyville. Stay tuned for updated available addresses.

January Updates

Construction of the new fiber to the home network is scheduled to start in Baileyville Monday January 7th on Washington Street.  The build-out will continue in Baileyville as weather permits.  The Calais construction crew is waiting on final acceptance from Consolidated Communications on pole attachments…

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October Updates

On October 25th, Downeast Broadband received official notification from Consolidated Communications that “make-ready” work for the first set of pole attachment applications had been completed.  Here’s how the process works…

September Updates

September 13th – For the past year, Downeast Broadband has been working to bring fiber optic Internet access to the communities of Baileyville and Calais. Part of the project includes obtaining permission from the owners of the utility poles to attach the fiber. All of the poles in question are owned by either Consolidated Communications or Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative – except for one…

August Updates

August 13th – Saw the culmination of months of negotiations with pole owners to reach an agreement to attach to the poles.  Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, Consolidated Communications (pole owners) and Downeast Broadband signed off on the official “Pole Attachment Agreement.”  The Maine Public Utilities Commission gave their approval to attach in early March. We Read More