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Press Release -- August 20th, 2010
Source: FairPoint Communications
Tags: Exchange, Expansion, Video

FAIRPOINT EXPANDS BROADBAND SERVICE TO 26 NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITIES

MANCHESTER, NH (August 20, 2010) High-speed, broadband Internet access from FairPoint Communications has been expanded in 26 New Hampshire communities and is now available for the first time to approximately 1,130 homes and businesses in Grantham, Rumney and Warren, New Hampshire. FairPoint added these areas to VantagePoint(sm), its ever-expanding fiber-based, high-capacity network offering Internet services that provide businesses and residents with a better, faster way to communicate. Neighborhoods in an additional 23 communities have also been added to the VantagePoint network. High-speed Internet service is now available to additional locations in Concord, West Swanzey, Conway, Pelham and Wolfeboro, to name a few. The complete list can be found below.

More than $111 million has been invested by FairPoint in the communications infrastructure and technology to bring VantagePoint to northern New England. With speed options as fast as 15Mbps, the VantagePoint network provides customers with the ability to smoothly stream live video, play on-line games at lightning speeds and upload photos and large files with ease.

“The VantagePoint network allows broadband to be delivered to a growing number of neighborhoods and customers,” said Teresa Rhodes Rosenberger, New Hampshire state president for FairPoint. “Always-on broadband access provides almost instant connections to information, news and entertainment.”

Internet packages start at $35.99. For additional information about FairPoint high-speed Internet prices and bundled plans, residential consumers can call 1.866.984.2001 or visit www.FairPoint.com.

About FairPoint
FairPoint Communications, Inc. is an industry leading provider of communications services to communities across the country. Today, FairPoint owns and operates local exchange companies in 18 states offering advanced communications with a personal touch, including local and long distance voice, data, Internet, television and broadband services. Learn more at www.FairPoint.com.

Community Area of Broadband Expansion
Alton --- North Pond Rd.
Bartlett --- Route 302
Concord --- East Sugarball Rd.
Conway --- West Side Rd.
Derry --- Young Rd.
Dover --- Blackwater Rd.
Goffstown --- Glen Falls
Holderness --- Seven Pines Rd.
Kingston --- Hunt Rd.
Lebanon --- Route 4A, Hardy Hill Rd.
Londonderry --- Mammoth Rd. by Old Coach Rd.
Mason --- Townsend Rd.
Milton --- Rocky Point Rd.
Mount Vernon --- Amherst Rd.
Nelson --- Town Square
New Boston --- Bedford Rd.
Newbury --- King Ridge Rd.
North Hampton --- State Hwy 111
Pelham --- Lori Lane
Penacook --- Horseshoe Pond Lane
Peterborough --- State Hwy 202
West Swanzey --- Mill Hill Rd., Denman Thomson Ave.
Wolfeboro --- Forest Rd.

Media Contact:
Jill Healey Wurm
603.645.2606
jill.wurm@fairpoint.com

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