FairPoint Communications Launches Wholesale E-Line Services for Northern New England

Offers a faster way to connect service providers to their customers

 

 

 

Media Contact:

Meghan Woodlief
704.817.1271
mwoodlief@fairpoint.co
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Oct. 3, 2011) - FairPoint Communications, the most comprehensive wholesale network provider in northern New England, today announced its release of Carrier Ethernet products specifically designed for the wholesale market.

FairPoint's E-Line service is now available to its wholesale customers who are authorized to provide services in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. FairPoint has made its new E-Line services of Ethernet Private Line (EPL) and Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) possible by significantly investing in its communications infrastructure and technology to bring these and other broadband services to northern New England. FairPoint's new fiber-based, high-capacity network - called VantagePointSM - offers its wholesale customers a better, faster way to connect to their customers.

"Offered on our state-of-the-art VantagePointSM network, FairPoint's Carrier Ethernet services bring unparalleled reliability and service," said Michelle Hymson, assistant vice president of wholesale services. "Coupled with service availability in hundreds of its central offices, FairPoint's reach far surpasses other wholesale providers in northern New England."

FairPoint encourages its wholesale customers to contact their account team to review E-Line services and its other high-bandwidth solutions or visit www.FairPoint.com/wholesale for more information.

About FairPoint Communications
FairPoint Communications, Inc., (NASDAQCM: 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 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 (www.twitter.com/myfairpoint) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/myfairpoint).