Maine Revised Statutes

§9202-A. State broadband policy

1. Goals.   The goals of the State related to broadband service are that:
A. Broadband service be universally available in this State, including to all residential and business locations and community anchor institutions; [2015, c. 284, §3 (RPR).]
B. There be secure, reliable, competitive and sustainable forward-looking infrastructure that can meet future broadband needs; and [2015, c. 284, §3 (RPR).]
C. All residents, businesses and institutions in the State be able to take full advantage of the economic opportunities available through broadband service. [2015, c. 284, §3 (NEW).]
[ 2015, c. 284, §3 (RPR) .]
2. Policies.   The policies of the State related to broadband service are to:
A. Maximize sustainable investment in broadband infrastructure in the State; [2015, c. 284, §3 (RPR).]
B. Maximize federal and private resources to support the deployment of broadband infrastructure in unserved and underserved areas of the State; [2015, c. 284, §3 (RPR).]
C. Prioritize the use of state resources to assist deployment of infrastructure to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved areas of the State; [2015, c. 284, §3 (RPR).]
D. Promote adoption of broadband service by residents, businesses and institutions; and [2015, c. 284, §3 (RPR).]
E. Leverage existing infrastructure to extend broadband service. [2015, c. 284, §3 (RPR).]
[ 2015, c. 284, §3 (RPR) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2009, c. 586, §1 (NEW). 2015, c. 284, §3 (RPR).