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FairPoint to expand broadband coverage to East Dover

first_imgConsolidated Communications,FairPoint Communications, a leading telecommunications provider in northern New England, is working with the town of Dover to bring high-speed Internet access to more than 200 homes and businesses in East Dover for the first time. FairPoint will be in East Dover at the Town Hall on Wednesday, December 7, from 6 to 8:30 pm, to answer questions and start signing up people for high-speed access.Dover town officials turned to FairPoint to expand its VantagePoint services in East Dover where residents do not have high-speed Internet access. VantagePoint services are provided over FairPoint’s IP-based network, the largest network of its kind in northern New England. ‘We understand the critical need for high-speed broadband services for both business and residential needs,’ said Ken Black, economic development specialist with the town of Dover. ‘In an effort to expand this to a group of rural, non-serviced users, the town of Dover approved funds to engage FairPoint to build and supply this capability.’Refreshments will be served and there will be prizes and giveaways for all who join in this high-speed, high-fun event. Interested residents can also find out more about FairPoint’s products and promotions prior to December 7 by calling 877.491.6706, or by requesting a call from a customer service representative through the Contact Us form at www.FairPoint.com/contactus(link is external). The expansion project consists of three zones. FairPoint is finishing work in Zone 1, which includes approximately 120 locations along these streets: Elva’s Way; 77-133 Goose City Road; 141-169 Holland Road; 7-16 Jenne Road; Jockey Hollow; 5-87 Locust; 6-295 North Street; 21-60 Robbins Way; 1-5 Rocky Lane; 6-52 Sherman Road; 11-34 Turner Road; 2-58 Wakelee Road and 15-95 Whites Hill Road. The Dover Select Board approved $59,000 to cover Zone 2, which includes approximately 110 locations along these streets: 6-14 Beech Tree Lane; 1-109 Captain Copeland Road; 5-117 Cooper Hill Road; 178-261A Dover Hill Road; 235 Dover Road; 1-51 Harris Road; 8-100 Higley; 22-109 Holland Road; 5 Morse Road; Rice Hill; 13-14 Robbins Road; 20 Robins Road; 138-193 Taft Brook Road and 6 Timberview Road. Pending town approval, a third project is being considered for 2012 to bring high-speed service to Zone 3, covering approximately 175 locations along these streets: 1-40 Brickyard Road; 90-129 Captain Copeland Road; 15-80 Carroll; 35-160 Dover Hill Road; 23-64 Goose City Road; 52 Harris Road; 12-26 Mandy’s Road; 2-79 North Street; 20-36 O’Neil Road; 8-101 Snow Road; 4-111 Taft Brook Road; 5-11 Thomas Lane and 15-179 Yeaw Road. FairPoint, which completed Vermont’s largest broadband expansion project to date, now provides access to nearly 90 percent of its Vermont customers. ‘This is an exciting opportunity for FairPoint,’ said Mike Smith, Vermont state president. ‘When it comes to getting high-speed access to more Vermonters, FairPoint has led the way. We thank the town of Dover for their confidence in us.’ About FairPoint Communications, Inc.FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NasdaqCM: FRP) is a leading communications provider of high-speed Internet access, local and long-distance phone, television and other broadband services to customers in communities across 18 states. Through its fast, reliable network, FairPoint delivers affordable data and voice networking communications solutions to residential, business and wholesale customers. FairPoint delivers VantagePointSM services through its resilient IP-based network in northern New England. This state-of-the-art network provides Ethernet connections that support video conferencing, e-learning and other broadband based applications. Additional information about FairPoint products and services is available at www.FairPoint.com(link is external). You can also connect with FairPoint on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/myfairpoint(link is external)) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/myfairpoint(link is external)).SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (Nov. 29, 2011) ‘ FairPoint Communications ###last_img read more

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Arsenal legend Paul Merson digs out eight Manchester United players and slams Ed Woodward

first_img View 3 comments Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is fighting to save his job at Old Trafford (Picture: Getty)‘Daniel James needs to come out of the team for a breather because his confidence looks shot, and as for Jesse Lingard – where have the goals gone?‘People say United miss Scott McTominay when he doesn’t play. But how many top clubs are lining up to try and sign him? It’s sad how far United have dropped.‘Never mind the top two. Look how far behind Leicester they are! This is Manchester United. They shouldn’t be playing for fourth place.’Manchester United face League One side Tranmere Rovers in the FA Cup on Sunday.MORE: Dimitar Berbatov urges Man Utd to re-sign Carlos TevezMORE: Man Utd make approach to sign Islam Slimani on loan Metro Sport ReporterFriday 24 Jan 2020 7:29 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.7kShares Advertisement Arsenal legend Paul Merson digs out eight Manchester United players and slams Ed Woodward Arsenal legend Paul Merson has criticised eight Manchester United players (Picture: Sky Sports)Paul Merson has criticised eight Manchester United players and says he feels ‘sad’ and ‘uncomfortable’ watching Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s struggling side.The Red Devils have won just nine of their 24 league fixtures this season and fell a staggering 33 points adrift of leaders Liverpool after losing at home to Burnley on Wednesday.Solskjaer is fighting to save his job at Old Trafford but Merson says a number of Manchester United players are not pulling their weight.And the Arsenal legend also slammed Red Devils executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, who has been the subject of much criticism from fans in recent months.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMerson told Starsport: ‘How can Ed Woodward keep getting away with it at Manchester United?‘I keep hearing that their squad cost £100m more than Liverpool’s. How is that possible! It’s unbelievable.‘I watch United sometimes and it’s sad to see. I feel uncomfortable watching them. This is not Manchester United.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘So many players are not good enough. Fred has got better but let’s face it, he couldn’t get any worse. Anthony Martial doesn’t seem to realise who he’s playing for.‘I’m not sure Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire are good enough to play in a back four.‘They suit a three better. And Aaron Wan-Bissaka has hit a massive brick wall. Burnley were targeting him. Advertisementlast_img read more