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Midcoast Internet Solutions, located in Rockland, Maine, was founded in April of 1995 as a local internet service provider and unix/tcp-ip networking resource.

Primarily, we provide internet access and internet services for local companies, individuals, and educational institutions. We provide quality internet access and support for a geographic area extending from Boothbay Harbor and Wiscasset to Lincolnville and Islesboro Maine. This includes communities such as Rockland, Camden, Rockport, Owls Head, Thomaston, Tenants Harbor, Damariscotta, Waldoboro, Warren, Nobleboro, as well as the Fox Islands.

Midcoast Internet Solutions was the first internet provider in the midcoast area. We are also the first company in the area that provides internet access via T1. We are also the first and only company in the area now that has multiple backbones lines coming into town; giving us the greatest capacity and redundancy.

In addition to providing internet access, Midcoast Internet Solutions also works with companies and schools to set up servers, routers, and other TCP-IP WAN equipment.

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Meet our staff

Jason Philbrook ~ Founder/Owner and Systems Administrator

Jason started Midcoast Internet Solutions after leaving Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the spring of 1995. He has two years of college under his belt, and plans to never stop learning. Jason's workday includes Linux server administration, network design and troubleshooting, broadband administration, researching new technology, working with vendors, and brewing excellent coffee. Constant technology upgrades and overseeing service to thousands of customers keep Jason very busy at Midcoast Internet Solutions.
Outside of work, Jason enjoys classic cars, motoring, photography and history. He also volunteers with his wife, Allison, at church and school. They live in Owls Head with a baby daughter Emma, and a tiger cat named Hobbes.
Bill Batty ~ Customer Mananger / Public Relations

bbatty@midcoast.com

Bill Batty Jr. started with us in the fall of 1999. He is in charge of all of our print, radio, and television advertising. He also does all the coordination for our trade shows, and is the builder and maintainer of the Rockland office's Macquarium. In his "spare" time, Bill plays drums for three local bands, teaches drums out of his home, teaches various adult-ed classes, and designs a web-page or two. He and his beloved wife Susan have three children: daughter Julia and twin boys Matthew and Nathaniel.
Gina Fowlie ~ Bookkeeper

billing@midcoast.com

Gina joined the MIS accounting staff in September of 2000 on a part time basis. Gina enjoys working at this community-based company, which takes a real interest in its clients. She also attends UMA on a regular basis, dabbling in a variety of interest, from economics to meteorology. She jokes that she hasn't decided what she want to be when she grows up yet. Meanwhile, when she's not working, Gina enjoys traveling, writing and the theater.
Ron Goff ~ Technical Support/Server Maintenance

ron-work@midcoast.com

Ron joined our staff in the winter of 1999 and has been working with computers and in the technology field for several years. He has a strong background working with the IBM/PC platform and is always trying to stay aware of new and upcoming Internet and computer trends and technologies. In his spare time Ron enjoys spending time with his family.
Dan Pease ~ Technical Support

dpease@midcoast.com


Dan joined the MIS staff in May of 2007. He is a graduate of the University of Maine Orono with a degree in Business Administration. He enjoys spending his free time outdoors and riding his motorcycle.
Cameron Kilton ~ Wireless Tech/Assistant Systems Administrator

cam@midcoast.com

Cameron joined the MIS staff in October of 2002. Cameron primarily does work in the Broadband department. His job includes installing new wireless broadband customers, expanding coverage in the region by installing new wireless broadband towers and installing and upgrading repeater sites. Cameron also works very close with Jason in systems administration and has been called “JP’s little helper.” Cameron’s hobbies are playing sports, building/assembling different things and spending time with his wife Whitney and two boys C.J. & Isaiah.
Charles Rockefeller Plaisted ~ Technical Support

crp@midcoast.com

Charlie joined the MIS team in the Fall of 2007.
Barry Spofford ~ Wireless Technician/Technical Support

barry@midcoast.com

Barry joined the MIS team in the beginning of 2000, bringing with him experience in digital satellite installation and electronics manufacturing. He also had worked as a field technician for a digital cable company. He enjoys the positive attitude that surrounds MIS and the dedication to customer service. When not at MIS he plays drums, engineers multitrack recordings in his home studio and spends time with his family.
Stacy Spofford ~ Billing Department

billing@midcoast.com

Stacy works for our accounting staff on a part time basis. She is also employed at the Law Office of Carol R. Emery in Rockland as a legal secretary. She and her husband, Barry, who also works for MIS, live in Thomaston with their two children, Zachary and Sydney. In her free time she enjoys cooking, cardio kickboxing, and hiking with her family.
Ray Stevens ~ Technical Support

rays@midcoast.com

Ray started with MIS in July of 2000 and brought with him a Microsoft A+ certification and years of experience in service and sales of computers. When he is not helping people with the Internet, he is the coach of one of the Bristol farm teams and the Vice President of the Route 66 All Seasons Club. He enjoys wilderness camping in northern Maine with his wife Jennifer and sons Jacob and Cooper, ATVing, white water canoeing, fly-fishing, hunting and is a Registered Maine Guide.
Jim Thompson ~ Web Hosting Manager /Technical Support

jt@midcoast.com

Jim started working at MIS in the fall of 1998 with a background in communications, customer service and support. He attended The University of Maine in Augusta for architectural design and also has a bachelors degree in business administration from American Intercontinental University. His hobbies include listening to music (especially live jazz), hi fi audio/video, travel, his car, target shooting and of course the internet. Jim give back to his community by being involved at his church and through serving on the city parking committee. Jim's longevity with the company means he has seen a lot of changes and he looks forward to helping MIS meet the challenges of the future.
Pete Tyler ~ Technical Support

ptyler@midcoast.com

Pete started with MIS in August of 2006. He has lived in the mid-coast area all of his life. A majority of his previous work experience has been customer service, and he enjoys talking with customers. When not at work, he is spending time with his beautiful wife, gaming on-line, building computers, surfing the web, playing playstation, or watching a good movie.
Chip Webber ~ Technical Support

chipw@midcoast.com

Chip joined Midcoast in the Fall of 2004 and works part-time at the Newcastle office. He graduated in 1991 from the computer science program at Andover College and brings considerable experience in computer repair and network administration to the company. Chip specializes in home Wi-Fi installations.
Richard Haskell ~ Wireless Installer/Technician

richard@midcoast.com
  Cal Latham ~ Technical Support

cal@midcoast.com
 
594-8277
25 Oak Street
Rockland
563-8563
7 Hall Street
Newcastle