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Verizon to sell lines in N.H., Vt., and Maine

Buyer pledges to bring jobs, boost broadband access

By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / January 17, 2007

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Verizon Communications Inc. said yesterday that it would spin off its land-line business in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont to FairPoint Communications Inc. in a $2.72 billion deal that analysts said would help the phone giant focus on its high-speed fiber-optic network. (Full article: 642 words)

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