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Press Release -- September 27th, 2010
Source: FairPoint Communications
Tags: Exchange, Expansion


SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (September 27, 2010) – FairPoint Communications has expanded broadband to an additional 50 homes and businesses in the Highgate, Vermont area.

The high-speed Internet service was recently expanded to reach customers along Frontage Road, as well as Breet, Cadieux, Endeavors, First, Frontage, Gagne, Hodgdon, LaFar, Swanton, Torrie and Waugh Farm roads. Customers can now e-mail photos, download music and surf the Internet faster than previously on dial-up service.

FairPoint has increased access to high-speed Internet service from 66 to 80 percent of its Vermont customers since 2008.

“FairPoint is committed to Vermont and to bringing broadband to more Vermonters,” said Michael K. Smith, Vermont state president for FairPoint. “Our 600 employees work every day to build out more broadband across the state.”

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

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

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