FairPoint Communications may be continually expanding its residential broadband data services throughout northern New England and other territories it serves in the United States, but the service provider remains tight-lipped about how it prices its DSL and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) services.
According to the company's website, the service provider offers three basic speed tiers: 4 Mbps, 15 Mbps and 30 Mbps.
However, other than saying that prices start at $16.99 a month for up to 15 Mbps, the service provider's website offers little, if any, information about its Internet speeds and how they are priced.
Asked about FairPoint's broadband pricing, a spokesperson told FierceTelecom the service provider does not disclose how it prices its broadband offerings. The spokesperson confirmed the company uses a mix of copper, fiber, HFC and even wireless technologies.
"We offer internet access to both consumer and business customers through a variety of technologies leveraging both copper and fiber infrastructure, including digital subscriber line ('DSL'), dedicated fiber and lit buildings throughout our footprint," FairPoint said in an e-mailed statement. "Certain of these services provide speeds up to 1 gigabit per second. In select markets, we also offer cable modem internet service, 'Fiber to the Home', and wireless internet access. We sell Internet service as both a standalone, managed or packaged solution. Many customers like to simplify vendors and utilize our packaged and bundled solutions to meet their communications needs."
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