Wed February 27, 2008
Final Regulatory Approval For Fairpoint-Verizon Deal
By Pat Bradley
Burlington, VT – New Hampshire regulators have approved the sale of Verizon's landline infrastructure in northern New England to North Carolina-based Fairpoint Communications. The Granite State regulators were the last obstacle blocking the closing of the deal, which had been opposed by the unions. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.