Manchester, NH — (August 16, 2012) – More New Hampshire residents can quickly e-mail photos, download music and surf the Internet now that FairPoint Communications has expanded broadband service to more than 215 homes and businesses in Wentworth. FairPoint high-speed Internet is available for the first time to eligible customers living in the areas of Wentworth described below.
Since April 2008, FairPoint has invested $279 million in its communications infrastructure and technology in New Hampshire, including building thousands of miles of new fiber across the region. FairPoint’s new fiber-based, high capacity network offers customers a better, faster way to communicate.
“Broadband access opens doors to the world for the residents and businesses in New Hampshire and is fundamental to the state’s future economic growth,” said Pat McHugh, FairPoint’s New Hampshire state president. “Our employees are working every day to build more broadband across the state. We are pleased to announce we have expanded the availability of high-speed Internet to these additional homes and businesses.”
This expansion is part of FairPoint’s plan to increase broadband access to 95 percent of its service areas in New Hampshire. High-speed connection areas include portions of the following streets/roads in Wentworth: Atwell Hill, Auguste, Buffalo, Bullseye Curve, East Side, Ellsworth Hill, Gove’s, Hilltop, Mount Moosilauke, Pond Brook, Precision Lumber, Route 25A, Saunder’s Hill, Turner, Wentworth, Village and Zoe.
To find out if you are eligible for FairPoint’s high-speed Internet and to obtain information about prices and bundled plans, residential consumers can call 1-866-984-2001 or visit www.FairPoint.com.