Fairpoint Communications

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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.

FairPoint's data and Internet services revenue grows 13% to $42M, partially offsets legacy losses

FairPoint reported that during the fourth quarter of 2013, it achieved what it said was positive momentum for its growth-oriented services, particularly data and broadband Internet services like Ethernet, which rose 13 percent to $42 million.

FairPoint completes N.H. broadband expansion effort, reaches 95% of access lines

FairPoint Communications met another milestone in its northern New England broadband expansion effort, reaching its goal to increase broadband access to 95 of its access lines in New Hampshire.

Brazil's Sercomtel sees rise in copper theft

Brazil regional service provider Sercomtel continues to see copper cable theft incidents rising in its service areas, reporting that thieves stole 1,724 meters of telephone cables in January alone.

Fibertech snaps up fiber-based small cell network build

Fibertech Networks has reached another milestone in its wireless backhaul service drive, activating an outdoor fiber-based metro small site for a wireless operator carrying commercial traffic.

FairPoint extended broadband to over 10,400 Maine locations in 2013

FairPoint Communications continues to make progress in rolling out broadband throughout New England, connecting more than 10,400 homes and businesses in Maine alone during the past year.

FairPoint wraps $6.6M extension project targeting 20 Vermont communities

FairPoint Communications has put the finishing touches on a $6.6 million project that will bring broadband service to almost 4,000 locations in 20 communities throughout Vermont.

FairPoint expands broadband to 600 homes in Maine, New Hampshire

FairPoint Communications continues to make progress with extending broadband DSL services to more communities with two recent drives to bring connectivity to nearly 600 households in Maine and New Hampshire.

FairPoint stakeholder Maglan Capital wants bigger presence on telco's board

FairPoint Communications is facing a new challenge from Maglan Capital, who wants to gain a larger presence on the telco's board of directors. The firm said it will propose to replace three of the company's directors at the next board meeting this spring.

FairPoint's Ethernet service revenues jump to $16.4 million

FairPoint Communications reported in Q3 2013 that Ethernet services were once again a major contributor to its overall revenue mix, rising to $16.4 million as retail and wholesale circuits grew 57.8 percent year-over-year.