- Burlington, Vermont
North Carolina-based FairPoint Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of communications services to rural communities. The company offers a wide array of services to residential and business customers, including local and long distance voice, data, Internet and broadband. Recently the northern New England operations of Verizon’s wireline business were merged into FairPoint. The company aims to help northern New England grow. Utilizing economic development experts, FairPoint will help the citizens of the region leverage their high-speed Internet connections to better compete in the global marketplace.