FairPoint expands Broadband service in Norway, Waterford, North Yarmouth, Pownal, Litchfield and West Gardiner
PORTLAND, Maine (April 10, 2014) - More Mainers quickly e-mail photos, download music, participate in e-learning and video conferencing now that FairPoint Communications has expanded broadband service to 261 homes and businesses in the town of Norway, Waterford, North Yarmouth, Pownal, Litchfield and West Gardiner, Maine. FairPoint high-speed Internet is available for the first time to the eligible customers living in the areas described below.
Since April 2008, FairPoint has invested more than $700 million in its communications infrastructure and technology to reach new customers, upgrade its network and expand broadband in northern New England, including building thousands of miles of new fiber across the region, offering customers a better, faster way to communicate.
"Broadband access opens doors to the world for the residents and businesses in Maine and is fundamental to the state's future economic growth," said Mike Reed, FairPoint's Maine state president. "Our employees are working every day to build more broadband across the state. We are pleased to announce the availability of high-speed Internet for these residents in Norway, Waterford, North Yarmouth, Pownal, Litchfield and West Gardiner."
High-speed connection areas include portions of the following roads/streets in:
Norway: Chute, Country Club, Daniels, Everett, Frost Hill, Harrison, High Ridge, Isaiah Mountain, Kennedy, Mayflower, Old Stage, Outlet, Ricker, Sodom, Steep, Thomas Hill, Valhalla, Wilderness and Wyman.
Waterford: Mill Hill and Old Pulp Mill.
North Yarmouth: Chandler, Cozy Acres, Hallowell, Harland, Haywood, Lawrence, Mountfort, North, Pownal, Rani, Royal, Watson and Winding Meadow.
Pownal: Lawrence, Royal and Summer.
Litchfield: Bass, Buffee Landing, Davis, Gordon, Keziah, Lunt's Hill, Penney, Plains, Stevenson and Washington.
West Gardiner: Cain, Indiana, Lawson and Pond.
To find out if you are eligible for FairPoint's high-speed Internet and to obtain information about prices and bundled plans, residential consumers can call 1.866.984.2001 and 1.866.984.3001 for businesses 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.