New Broadband service in Skowhegan, Canaan, Cornville, Madison areas
Consolidated Communications received an 8.827 million grant that covers the entirety of the Skowhegan exchange and entirety of the Madison exchange excluding Starks (Consolidated will be building Starks on its own dime).
Consolidated is matching this grant with over $8M of its own money.
The Town of Skowhegan is providing $400,000 as match to the project.
Maine Connectivity Authority -- Story on the grant that was received by Consolidated Communications for the Skowhegan region. (Skowhegan, Canaan, Cornville, Madison, Anson)
Customers can pre - order on Consolidated's website fidiumfiber.com, customers will received an email with updates as the service becomes available. Fidium is Consolidated's fiber brand name.