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2014-10-17 08:28:23

PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unions representing about 1,700 of FairPoint's approximately 2,550 employees in northern New England have called for a strike. FairPoint spokeswoman Angelynne Beaudry said FairPoint is disappointed by the unions' decision to walk out, but the company has comprehensive plans in place to ensure continuity of service to its customers. "We value every customer and it is important for them to know that we have comprehensive contingency...

2014-06-26 16:24:37

FairPoint Communications and NETC plan to ultimately connect more than 300 healthcare facilities in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont PORTLAND, Maine, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New England Telehealth Consortium (NETC), which is working with FairPoint Communications to link healthcare facilities in northern New England to the NETC network, recently made its 250(th) connection. FairPoint is providing Carrier Ethernet Services (CES) to the NETC sites in Maine, New Hampshire and...

2014-06-04 12:34:25

New Fiber High-Speed Internet now Available to Residential and Business Customers MANCHESTER, N.H., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications recently upgraded its network infrastructure in eight communities in southern New Hampshire, increasing the speed of Internet service available to more than 58,000 local businesses and residential consumers who currently qualify for fiber service. These services are delivered over northern New England's largest fiber-core network....

2014-03-12 16:29:41

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading northern New England wholesale telecommunications provider, will attend the COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2014 show March 16-19 in Las Vegas. FairPoint wholesale account managers will be setting up appointments with their wholesale customers to discuss FairPoint technologies, services and recent Carrier Ethernet Service enhancements. FairPoint's wholesale division creates, engineers and...

2014-03-10 16:35:57

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading northern New England wholesale telecommunications provider, is announcing enhancements to its E-Line Carrier Ethernet Services (CES). FairPoint's wholesale customers can deliver Ethernet services to their northern New England customers via FairPoint's diverse network paths. FairPoint's next-generation Ethernet network spans more than 16,000 route miles of fiber, and with Class and Quality...

2014-02-27 12:32:15

Expansion effort brings broadband to 95 percent of company's access lines in the State MANCHESTER, N.H., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications announced it has met its goal to increase broadband access to 95 percent of its access lines in New Hampshire by December 31, 2013. Since April 2008, FairPoint has invested over $700 million in its communications infrastructure and technology to reach new customers, upgrade its network and expand broadband in northern New...

2013-10-02 23:01:09

UNE’s College of Dental Medicine, the first in northern New England, welcomed the inaugural class of 64 includes 24 students from Maine, representing 11 counties and more than 20 towns. There are also five students from New Hampshire, four from Vermont and other students representing 16 states in addition to Canada. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 University of New England celebrated the opening of the first dental school in northern New England on October 2, 2013 with a...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin