The state has set a goal of broadband service being universally available, but Maine’s population isn’t dense enough for the private sector alone to expand broadband service. Along with limited state funding, public-private partnerships are required with involvement from the local level.

These pages are intended to be helpful to local community leaders, to contribute to the expansion of broadband service statewide.

Community-Driven Broadband Process

A Guidebook by Island Institute(pdf)

Planning a Community Broadband Roadmap

A Toolkit by NTIA (pdf)