HALLOWELL, Maine, January 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Outer Reach Broadband, a Maine-based internet service provider, today announced the launch of its internet service along Long Lake in the cities of Harrisson and Naples. Using state-of-the-art LTE technology, Outer Reach is able to provide more than 500 homes with reliable high-speed Internet service. Monthly plans are currently available at $49.99.
“We are thrilled to join the communities of Harrisson and Naples,” noted Tom Kirby, president of Outer Reach Broadband. “More than ever, we are seeing the impact of internet service on our daily lives; whether it is for work, school or to stay in touch. Our mission is to ensure that every Mainer has access to the internet service they need. need at an affordable price, and we look forward to serving Long Lake and surrounding areas as we continue to expand our coverage.”
For the project, Outer Reach has partnered with XtremeLTE, a supplier of Ericsson’s super high-speed wireless radios and broadband equipment to rural ISPs across North America. The planning and development of the project began in August 2021 and ended in December.
XtremeLTE shares Outer Reach’s mission to eradicate the digital divide by bringing fiber-like speeds to rural America, but at a fraction of the cost and time to deploy. “We are pleased to partner with Outer Reach Broadband to bring the most advanced Internet services to Maine and surrounding communities,” said Dave Tews, President at XtremeLTE.
“Ericsson’s Massive MIMO solutions help meet the fixed wireless access network requirements of today and tomorrow, delivering better user experience in terms of speed and latency, significantly higher network capacity and improved network coverage,” said Bill Chotinier, vice president and chief technical officer, Ericsson NA.
The Long Lake network is the inaugural launch of the Outer Reach Broadband plan for 2022, which includes several deployments in rural areas Maine throughout the year.
About External Broadband
Outer Reach Broadband is a Maine broadband company founded in 2020, with a mission to close from Maine digital divide by providing fast, reliable and affordable internet access. Outer Reach is a subsidiary of SCS Communications, a Mainetelecommunications contractor established in 2010. Outer Reach is committed to providing reliable customer service and state-of-the-art fixed wireless technology. For more information, visit https://outerreachbroadband.com.
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