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FairPoint says vandalism on network has spiked during union strike

FairPoint Communications is reporting that the amount of vandalism incidents against its network and related equipment in northern New England has risen sharply since a union strike began last week.

FairPoint puts contingency plans in place during northern New England labor strike

FairPoint Communications' executives will soon begin contingency plans in their northern New England region so they can maintain customer service as their union employees continue with their strike.

Verizon Wireless' dark fiber backhaul quest poses opportunities, challenges for wholesalers

DALLAS--Verizon Wireless' desire to get dark fiber as its wireless backhaul medium is seen as both a blessing and a curse for many wholesale service providers serving the wireless industry.

Washington State politicos give FairPoint cable rights-of-way

County commissioners in Kittitas and Yakima, Wash., helped FairPoint Communications move one step closer to providing cable TV service by removing a potential roadblock to the company's construction plans.

FairPoint's Ethernet circuits grow 48.3% in Q2, contribute $20.9M in revenue

FairPoint Communications' growing Ethernet service base continued to be a factor in the second quarter, contributing $20.9 million of revenue, or 9.3 percent of total revenue, up from $15.5 million in the second quarter of 2013 as retail and wholesale Ethernet circuits grew 48.3 percent year-over-year.

FairPoint, New England Telehealth Consortium connect 250 facilities with 1 Gbps Ethernet

FairPoint Communications and the New England Telehealth Consortium (NETC) announced that they have recently connected 250 sites with the telco's 1 Gbps Carrier Ethernet Services (CES) product.

FairPoint brings 1 Gbps Ethernet to 32 New England markets

FairPoint Communications is bringing its new 1 Gbps speed Ethernet services to 32 markets across its New England serving territory of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

FairPoint Ethernet service revenues rise to $19.9M on strong retail, wholesale sales

FairPoint reported that Ethernet service revenues contributed about $19.9 million in revenue in the first quarter of 2014, up from $14.9 million a year ago, as retail and wholesale circuits grew 56.6 percent year-over-year. 

FairPoint expands Ethernet, hosted PBX service reach in Maine

FairPoint Communications continues to be aggressive with its Ethernet expansion strategy. The telco's recently completed upgrade of its Norway, Maine, central office (CO) puts Ethernet into an additional 300 local businesses and local public institutions.

FairPoint adds CoS, Layer-2 control features to its wholesale Ethernet service line

FairPoint Communications is capitalizing on next week's COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2014 Convention & EXPO to show off three new enhancements for its wholesale E-Line Carrier Ethernet Services (CES) product line.