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Press Release -- August 23rd, 2011
Source: FairPoint Communications
Tags: Ethernet, Video

FairPoint Launches Business Support Suite

Network support and marketing tools benefit small businesses

PORT ST. JOE, Fla. (August 23, 2011) – FairPoint Communications has introduced its Business Support Suite to give small businesses in the Port St. Joe area a one-stop solution for all their technology and communications needs.

From online backup and sharing to network care and 24×7 remote desktop support, small business owners will know they are protected online with FairPoint’s Protection and Support tools. And FairPoint’s new Grow Your Business services give small businesses the tools they need to maintain their online presence and attract new customers with web hosting, e-marketing and business class email.

“Small businesses need a partner they can trust,” said Lisa Hood, senior vice president of FairPoint. “FairPoint understands the needs and challenges of small businesses and put together these tools to help small business owners focus on what they do best – running their business.”

For more information, call 1-877-688-2808 or visit FairPoint’s Business Support Suite is available in Eastpoint/St. George, The Beaches, Carrabelle, Blountstown, Chattahoochee, Wewahitchka, Hosford, Apalachicola, Bristol, Aitha, Alligator Point and Port St. Joe. (Services subject to availability.)

FairPoint is also encouraging small business owners to tell their stories for a chance to be profiled in its upcoming advertising campaigns.

After all, to small business owners it’s not just a small business — it’s their business. Stories of hard work, overcoming challenges and achieving dreams will be featured in advertising designed specifically to help promote products or services offered by the selected small businesses in their communities.

“Small businesses are key to our local market’s success and we think it’s time everyone heard their stories,” said Lisa Hood. “Decisions made by small business owners drive their vision, define their dreams and directly impact sales. There’s nothing small about that. So, we’re spotlighting big stories in small business as one part of our efforts to reach even more businesses in the state, providing them with the tools and resources they need to prosper.”

Small businesses can submit their inspirational stories online at

Businesses in communities across the 18 states FairPoint serves are eligible to submit stories. Businesses need not be FairPoint customers to participate. Featured stories will be chosen at FairPoint’s discretion; not all stories submitted will be featured.

About FairPoint
FairPoint Communications, Inc., (NASDAQ: FRP) ( is a leading communications provider of high-speed Internet access, local and long-distance phone, television and other broadband services to customers in communities across 18 states. Through its fast, reliable network, FairPoint delivers data and voice networking communications solutions to residential, business and wholesale customers. VantagePoint(sm), FairPoint’s resilient IP-based network in northern New England, provides business customers a fast, flexible, affordable Ethernet connection. The VantagePoint(sm) network supports applications like video conferencing and e-learning. Additional information about FairPoint products and services is available at You can also connect with FairPoint on Twitter ( and Facebook (

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