Redzone Wireless, LLC Certified as a Pine Tree Development Zone Company by Maine Department of Economic & Community Development
Company Plans New Headquarters and Operations Center in Camden
January 22, 2015 – Camden, Maine. Redzone Wireless, LLC, a Maine-based wireless Internet service provider (WISP), has been certified by the State of Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) as a Pine Tree Development Zone Company.
Redzone has also selected the Knox Mill Complex in Camden as the site for it’s headquarters and plans to locate and develop a new customer and network operations center within the same facility. The Redzone site is expected to open in February.
“Broadband is a significant part of our modern economy,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “For Maine to compete successfully in a global marketplace, our small businesses and entrepreneurs need 21st century tools. I congratulate Redzone Wireless for its investment in our state and for providing a much-needed service to help move our economy forward.”
The Maine DECD set up the Pine Tree Development Zone program to support job creation and new business development in selected regions across the state. The program provides multi-year incentives for certified companies to encourage capital investment in new operations and the creation of high quality jobs.
“We are extremely grateful to the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development for recognizing the economic potential of Redzone Wireless, LLC and supporting our eligibility to participate in this valuable program,” stated Jim McKenna, Redzone Wireless, LLC President & CEO. “We believe that the Pine Tree Development Zone Program is essential to our expansion, and we are confident that Camden will be an excellent location for our business development.”
Redzone Wireless will begin operating a 4G LTE Advanced wireless broadband network during the first quarter of 2015, pending final FCC approval, which is expected during the month of January.
The company’s new websitewww.redzonewireless.com will launch in January and provide customers with direct access to coverage area maps, tools for setting up service and managing their account, and extensive company & service related information.
Michael L Forcillo