Broadband Service Upgraded in 5 Addison County Towns
FairPoint Communications has announced the completion of broadband expansion projects in 20 Vermont towns that extend and enhance FairPoint’s approximately 17,000 mile fiber optic network, which is the largest, fully-owned and managed fiber-based network in northern New England. As a result of these completed projects, improved broadband speeds are available to more than 5,100 locations in Vermont -- in some areas for the first time. The following 5 towns in Addison County were included:
To help support expansion and operation of broadband services in high-cost areas, in 2015 FairPoint accepted Phase II of the Federal Communication Commission’s Connect America Fund (CAF). These projects are funded through CAF Phase II and the Company’s own significant direct investments.