Bring on the Broadband!


              

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Sabina Haskell
802.658.7351
shaskell@fairpoint.com

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT. (June 23, 2011) - Here is the latest availability report from FairPoint Communications as we turn up more neighborhoods across Vermont. We will be sending these to you weekly for one more week. FairPoint's high-speed Internet service will reach customers along all or portions of the following streets:


Berlin and Northfield: Bellemore, Berlin Pond, Black, Brookfield, Mirror Lake, Murray, Onion River, Paine Turnpike and Route 12.


Calais, Plainfield and Woodbury: Bayne Comolli, Butterfly, Calais, Chartier Hill, Cliff, County, Cranberry Meadow, Elmslie, Fifers Ride, Goodall, George, Hill, Jack Hill, Kent Hill, King Pond, Log Town, Marsh, Nelson Pond, Peck Hill, Pekin Brook, Pine, Plateau, Rathburn, Scribner, Tebbets and Towne.


Chittenden and Pittsford: Beech, Boothfield, Casey, Chittenden, Cobble Hill, Dam, Dugway, Long, Meadow Lake, Night Pasture, Pond, Pondview, Powerhouse, Sangamon, Shadow, Shortsleeve, Simpson and Teenies Tiny.


Derby, Derby Line and Holland: Bates Hill, Fortin, Herrick, Nelson Hill, Route 111, Settlers and Valley.


Essex Junction and Westford: Browns River, Castle Hill, Hemlock, Pettingill, Pine, Rosewood, Route 128, Spruce and Stygles.


Grand Isle and South Hero: Bell Hill, Eagle Camp, Ferry, Gordons, Meadow, Shore, West Shore and Westside.


Morgan: Toad Pond.


Middlesex: Bolduc, Davy, High Meadow, Hill, Portal, PR 10, PR 8 and Upper Sunny Brook.


Newbury: Leighton Hill, New, Stark and Wallace Hill.


Underhill: Bill Cook, Circling Hawk, Clark, Cook, Covey, Downs, Hidden View, Highland, Hill Crest, Mullen, Poker Hill and Raven Hill.


West Glover and Glover: Albany, Andersonville, Auger, Beach Hill, Bear Call, Bickford, County, Daniels Pond, Dunbar, Griffin, King, Lakeview, Maple, Monette, Parker, Phillips, Rodgers, Rowell, Shore and West Shore.


Berkshire and Franklin: Berkshire, Boston Post, Cross, Dewing, Lake, Middle, Potato Hill, Scott, Short, Skunk Hollow, Stanley Hill and Towle Neighborhood.


Westmore and Orleans: Dutcher, Flat Iron, Glover, Goodwin Mountain, Hinton Hill, Hyde, Lacross, Long Pond, Miles, Ministers, Moses, Newark, Old Ford, Ould Route 5A, Overlook, Perkins, Ridge, Route 5A and Sterling.
Wolcott and Hyde Park: Anthony's, Barnes, Belanger, Blueberry, Craftsbury, Demeritt, Garfield, Morey, Morey Hill, Shields, Sigh's and Wells.


These new broadband rollouts are part of the company's new fiber-based, high-capacity network called VantagePoint(SM). FairPoint's VantagePoint network provides residential speed options as fast as 15Mbps. Broadband service on the VantagePoint network means customers can smoothly stream live video, play online games and upload photos and large files with ease. Always-on broadband access provides almost instant connections to information, news and entertainment.


Since April 2008, FairPoint has invested more than $60 million in the communications infrastructure and technology to bring broadband to Vermont, including building almost 1,000 miles of new fiber across the state.


Internet packages start at $35.99 per month. 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


FairPoint Communications, Inc., (NASDAQ: FRP) (www.FairPoint.com) 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 data 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 www.FairPoint.com. You can also connect with FairPoint on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/myfairpoint) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/myfairpoint).