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Press Release -- July 25th, 2014
Source: FairPoint Communications
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Bring on the Broadband:FairPoint Expands and Upgrades Service in Stockbridge Wardsboro and Woodbury

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (July 24, 2014) - FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications in northern New England, has expanded and upgraded high-speed Internet service to 630 homes and businesses in Stockbridge, Wardsboro and Woodbury.FairPoint's new fiber-based, high-capacity network offers customers a better, faster way to communicate."Our next-generation network allows us to expand broadband service into areas with no high-speed Internet access and provide enhanced services across the state," said Beth Fastiggi, FairPoint state president for Vermont. "Broadband availability opens the doors to the world for the residents and businesses in Vermont and is fundamental to the state's future economic growth."FairPoint provides residential speed options up to 15Mbps. Broadband service on the next-generation network means customers can smoothly stream live video, play online games and upload photos and large files with ease.� Reliable broadband access provides almost instant connections to information, news and entertainment.FairPoint's upgraded broadband Internet service in Stockbridge will reach customers along all or portions of the following streets: Blackmer Boulevard, Children's Camp Road, Graywood Hill Road, Hunt Farm Road, Larmie Hill Road, Laury Road, Ranney Road, Route 107, Stoney Brook Road, Taggart Hill Road North and Whitney Road.FairPoint's broadband Internet service will reach new customers along all or portions of the following streets in Wardsboro: Apple Tree Lane Blackmer Lane, Camp Bea Lou Road, Cobb and Reed Road, East Dover Road, Finkel Road, Gault Road, Hunt Road, Mort Davis Way, Newfane Road, One Horse Lane, Potter Road, Silver Mine Road, Stratton Arlington Road, Tomlinson Road, Townshend Dam Road, and Wacker Road.FairPoint's upgraded broadband Internet service in Wardsboro will reach customers along all or portions of the following streets: Cherry Circle, Corey Circle, Country Lane,�Debbie Higgins Lane, Fay Boyden Road, Fitts Road, Hardscrabble Road, Hemlock Hill Road, Karen Drive, Kleppner Road, Maple Drive, Meadowwood Lane, Newell Hill Road, Oak Hill Road, Pams Hill Road, Penny Avenue, Pike Farm Road, Route 100, Sawmill Road, Shady Lane, Sheldon Hill Road, Silver Lane, Smead Road, Stargaze Lane, Susan Lynn Lane, Ten Point Road, Timber Lane, Turkwood Road, Upper Podunk Road and White Birch Lane.FairPoint's broadband Internet service will reach customers along all or portions of the following streets in Woodbury: Ainsworth Road, Bailey Bridge Road, Birch Road, Blake Hill Road, Buck Lake Road, Cabot Road, Church Street, County Road, Flat Street, Gilbert Road, Greenwood Lake Road, Herricks Cove, Herricks Cove Upper Road, Hovey Road, Ice House Road, Meadow Lane, Old Quarry Road, Route 14, Sunny Lane, Poplar Road, Tebbets Road, Town Farm Road, Valley Lake Road and Wheeler Hill Road.FairPoint has invested nearly $100 million in its network in the Green Mountain State and has added 1,100 miles of new fiber, providing high-speed access to 92 percent of its Vermont service areas. The Stockbridge, Wardsboro and Woodbury expansions and upgrades were funded in part by the Federal Communications Commission's Connect America Fund, or CAF, established in 2011 with the sole purpose to accelerate broadband buildout to the 18 million Americans living in rural areas who currently have no access to robust broadband services.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 Communications, Inc. FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRP) provides advanced data, voice and video technologies to single and multi-site businesses, public and private institutions, consumers, wireless companies and wholesale re-sellers in 17 states.� Leveraging an owned, fiber-core Ethernet network ? including more than 16,000 route miles of fiber in northern New England ? FairPoint has the network coverage, scalable bandwidth and transport capacity to support enhanced applications, including the next generation of mobile and cloud-based communications, such as small cell wireless backhaul technology, voice over IP, data center colocation services, managed services and disaster recovery.� For more information, visit www.FairPoint.com. - See more at: http://www.fairpoint.com/global/fp-newsroom/tcm:12-22526#sthash.9IdLmttz.dpuf

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