Thursday, May 29, 2014

FairPoint Delivers 1 Gbps Ethernet in New England

FairPoint Communications, which operates a fiber network spanning more than 16,000 route miles in northern New England, announced the availability of Ethernet-based bandwidth and transport capacity of up to 1 Gbps for its business, government and education customers.  The symmetrical Ethernet service will reach more than 35,000 eligible customer locations in 32 markets across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

"Being able to connect quickly and confidently between health care providers across the region is mission-critical to enable NETC facilities to provide top quality care through enhanced telemedicine and information sharing," said Jim Rogers, president of ProInfoNet and the founder of New England Telehealth Consortium (NETC). "We offer each location speeds up to 1 Gigabit, fostering the connections needed to meet the industry requirements for fast, reliable bandwidth."

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