New federal program can help more Mainers afford an internet connection

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Dana Connors is president and CEO of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce.

The biggest obstacle to making sure that more people in Maine can benefit from high-speed internet isn’t a lack of wires or the ability to connect to a service provider.

It’s that too many people can’t afford to bring high-speed internet into their homes or they do not have the skills to feel comfortable in a digital world or even see why it’s relevant.

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