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News Release

Media Contact:
Sabina Haskell
802.658.7351
shaskell@fairpoint.com

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT (May 27, 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 the next five weeks. FairPoint's high-speed Internet service will reach customers along all or portions of the following streets:

Colchester: Barnes, Catamount, Claire, College, Dalton, Diane, Ethan Allen, Gero, Hamel Hall, Hegeman, King, Laurette, Linnehan Hall, Main, Marcy, Payne, Pine, Purtill Hall, Riverside, Roosevelt, Russell, Ryan, Shelburne, Student, Tracy, Troy, University, Vermont and Woodside.

Derby: Boulder, Bushey Hill, Cross, Glover, Leo, Salem Derby and Town Forest.

North Duxbury: Beaver Brook Farm, Camels Hump, Jenny Davis, Maple, Marshall, Orchard Springs, River, Route 2, Sharkyville and Theodore Roosevelt.

Washington: Corinth, Dow, Duff, Jail Houes, Orange, Plumb, Route 110, Scales Hill and Vermette.

Woodstock: Biscuit Hollow, Bourdon, Bridges, Bridgewater, Cabot, Doe Hill, Fletcher Hill, Gabert, Iver Johnson, Lincoln Corners, Meadow, South, Westerdale, Westerdale Cutoff and Woodstock.

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).