The Lincolnville Broadband Committee is urging every household in Lincolnville to take an internet speed test to help provide Lincolnville with better data, and consequently, a better chance at securing grants for improving internet service, according to a news release.
The FCC defines broadband as an internet connection with a download speed of 25 Mbps and an upload speed of 3 Mbps. If you do not have that internet speed you are, by this definition, unserved.
If you do not have an internet speed of at least 100 Mbps download and 20 upload Mbps, you are underserved.
The Lincolnville Broadband Committee is looking at our fiber broadband infrastructure to see how we can have a system that will serve us for the next 20+ years. Our committee’s charge is to look for ways every household in Lincolnville can have an affordable internet connection of at least 100 Mbps download and 100 Mbps upload. There are grants we can apply for in the very near future, but we need every household in Lincolnville to take the internet speed test so we have the mapping data we need to submit these grants.
Take the internet speed test here.
If you’d like more information about the Lincolnville Broadband Committee, go here.
You can also send us your thoughts about your internet connection through a form on the aforementioned page.