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Press Release -- March 10th, 2011
Source: FairPoint Communications
Tags: CLEC, Exchange

FairPoint Names Patrick T. Murphy Senior Director

ELLENSBURG, Wash. (March 10, 2010) – FairPoint Communications today announced that Patrick T. Murphy has taken on a new role as senior director of competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) business development, responsible for developing this important business channel. Murphy joined the company as network operations manager in 2003 and was promoted into positions of increasing responsibility. His more recent role was senior director of engineering for the Telecom Group, which is comprised of local exchange companies across the country; a position he held since 2008.

“Patrick has been working in the Telecom Group CLEC market for some time,” said Vice President and Telecom Group COO Jim Cook. “In this new role, Patrick will be able to fully focus on the Telecom Group CLEC channel and better leverage his expertise to help FairPoint continue developing these important business relationships in our Telecom markets.”

Before joining FairPoint, Murphy was a senior systems project engineer for ADC Telecommunications in Tustin, California. Murphy has a bachelor’s degree from Central Washington University and resides in Ellensburg.

About FairPoint

FairPoint Communications, Inc. is a 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. FairPoint is traded on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol FRP. Learn more at www.fairpoint.com.

Media Contact: Leslie Roberts, 207.535.4145, lroberts@fairpoint.com

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