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FairPoint snags $36.7M to bolster New York rural broadband

Mar 3, 2017 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

FairPoint, which is in the process of being acquired by Consolidated Communications, has been awarded $36.7 million in New York Broadband Phase 2 grants, enabling it to more effectively expand broadband in rural parts of the state.

These grants, which will be combined with about $9.3 million of FairPoints own investments, will support the extension and upgrading of high-speed broadband service to 10,321 locations in the Companys New York service territory.

During the next two years,

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