FairPoint Increases Broadband Internet Speeds in Six Telecom States

 

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FairPoint Increases Broadband Internet Speeds in Tribune
Significant upgrade project brings speeds up to 15 Mbps to area

TRIBUNE, Kan. (October 2, 2012) - Tribune residents and businesses now have faster broadband Internet speeds available from FairPoint Communications.

These improved speeds are a result of FairPoint's significant upgrades to its network and will provide up to 15 Mbps, depending on location. FairPoint serves more than 1,800 customers in Tribune.

"FairPoint is connecting more customers to the people, information and opportunities they care about, now even faster - plain and simple," said Hood. "We have a range of packages to suit all types of Internet users and budgets ? from our Standard package, which is recommended for basic Internet users, to our Ultra package, which is recommended for online gaming, streaming video and other high-bandwidth activities."

Customers should call FairPoint at 877-954-8508 to learn more about the new Internet speed options, find out what speeds they qualify for and choose a plan that best suits their needs. Some customers may even discover they are eligible for FREE speed upgrades!

FairPoint Increases Broadband Internet Speeds in Americus
Significant upgrade project brings speeds up to 15 Mbps to area

AMERICUS, Colo. (October 2, 2012) - Americus residents and businesses now have faster broadband Internet speeds available from FairPoint Communications.

These improved speeds are a result of FairPoint's significant upgrades to its network and will provide up to 15 Mbps, depending on location.

"FairPoint is connecting more customers to the people, information and opportunities they care about, now even faster - plain and simple," said Lisa Hood, senior vice president of the Telecom Group. "We have a range of packages to suit all types of Internet users and budgets ? from our Standard package, which is recommended for basic Internet users, to our Ultra package, which is recommended for online gaming, streaming video and other high-bandwidth activities."

FairPoint Increases Broadband Internet Speeds in Chouteau
Significant upgrade project brings speeds up to 15 Mbps to area

CHOUTEAU, Okla. (October 2, 2012) - Chouteau residents and businesses now have faster broadband Internet speeds available from FairPoint Communications.

These improved speeds are a result of FairPoint's significant upgrades to its network and will provide up to 15 Mbps, depending on location.

"FairPoint is connecting more customers to the people, information and opportunities they care about, now even faster - plain and simple," said Lisa Hood, senior vice president of the Telecom Group. "We have a range of packages to suit all types of Internet users and budgets ? from our Standard package, which is recommended for basic Internet users, to our Ultra package, which is recommended for online gaming, streaming video and other high-bandwidth activities."

FairPoint Increases Broadband Internet Speeds in Simla
Significant upgrade project brings speeds up to 15 Mbps to area

SIMLA, Colo. (October 2, 2012) - Simla residents and businesses now have faster broadband Internet speeds available from FairPoint Communications.

These improved speeds are a result of FairPoint's significant upgrades to its network and will provide up to 15 Mbps, depending on location.

"FairPoint is connecting more customers to the people, information and opportunities they care about, now even faster - plain and simple," said Lisa Hood, senior vice president of the Telecom Group. "We have a range of packages to suit all types of Internet users and budgets ? from our Standard package, which is recommended for basic Internet users, to our Ultra package, which is recommended for online gaming, streaming video and other high-bandwidth activities."

FairPoint Increases Broadband Internet Speeds in St. Anthony
Significant upgrade project brings speeds up to 15 Mbps to area

ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (October 2, 2012) - St. Anthony residents and businesses now have faster broadband Internet speeds available from FairPoint Communications.

These improved speeds are a result of FairPoint's significant upgrades to its network and will provide up to 15 Mbps, depending on location.

"FairPoint is connecting more customers to the people, information and opportunities they care about, now even faster - plain and simple," said Lisa Hood, senior vice president of the Telecom Group. "We have a range of packages to suit all types of Internet users and budgets ? from our Standard package, which is recommended for basic Internet users, to our Ultra package, which is recommended for online gaming, streaming video and other high-bandwidth activities."

FairPoint Increases Broadband Internet Speeds in Five Maine Communities
Significant upgrade project brings speeds up to 15 Mbps to area

PORTLAND, Maine (October 2, 2012) - Residents and businesses in five communities now have faster broadband Internet speeds available from FairPoint Communications.

These improved speeds are a result of FairPoint's significant upgrades to its network and will provide up to 15 Mbps in China, Fort Kent, Fryeburg, Sidney and Standish.

"FairPoint is connecting more customers to the people, information and opportunities they care about, now even faster - plain and simple," said Mike Reed, Maine state president. "We have a range of packages to suit all types of Internet users and budgets ? from our Standard package, which is recommended for basic Internet users, to our Ultra package, which is recommended for online gaming, streaming video and other high-bandwidth activities."

FairPoint Increases Broadband Internet Speeds in Eight Vermont Communities
Significant upgrade project brings speeds up to 15 Mbps to area

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (October 2, 2012) - Residents and businesses in eight communities now have faster broadband Internet speeds available from FairPoint Communications.

These improved speeds are a result of FairPoint's significant upgrades to its network and will provide up to 15 Mbps in Montgomery, Isle La Motte, Alburg, Cabot, Peacham, Marshfield, Groton and West Newbury.

"FairPoint is connecting more customers to the people, information and opportunities they care about, now even faster - plain and simple," said Mike Smith, Vermont state president. "We have a range of packages to suit all types of Internet users and budgets ? from our Standard package, which is recommended for basic Internet users, to our Ultra package, which is recommended for online gaming, streaming video and other high-bandwidth activities."

About FairPoint Communications, Inc.
FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NasdaqCM: FRP) is a leading communications provider of broadband Internet access, local and long-distance phone, television and other high-capacity data services to customers in communities across 18 states. Through its fast, reliable fiber network, FairPoint delivers high-quality data and voice networking communications solutions to residential, business and wholesale customers. FairPoint delivers VantagePointSM services through its resilient IP-based network in northern New England. This state-of-the-art fiber network provides carrier Ethernet connections to support the surging bandwidth and performance requirements for cloud-based applications like network storage, disaster recovery, distance learning, medical imaging, video conferencing and CAD/CAM along with traditional voice, VoIP, video and Internet access solutions. 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).