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FairPoint's Finances Are Failing Fastnew

Two major safety valves in the financial house of cards that is New England's largest landline telecommunications service provider blew last week, leaving FairPoint Communications in a position of significant weakness, even as the company admits that its financial picture will worsen in the short term.
Portland Phoenix  |  Jeff Inglis  |  03-12-2009  |  Policy Issues

A Small North Carolina City Leads the Way to Faster, Cheaper Internet Accessnew

The municipal broadband movement fills the big gap between the internet speeds Americans need and those they're getting from a profit-driven telecommunications industry. The city of Wilson is on the cutting edge of that movement. It is among the newest of 44 publicly owned fiber networks serving more than 60 communities across the country.
INDY Week  |  Fiona Morgan  |  06-19-2008  |  Tech

Kevin Martin, from N.C. to the FCCnew

Unlike his predecessor as FCC chairman, Michael Powell, Martin is not an anti-regulation ideologue in lockstep with Republicans and telecom companies.
INDY Week  |  Fiona Morgan  |  08-17-2007  |  Media

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