FairPoint Communications to Release 2016 Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Results

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRP), a leading communications provider, today announced it will release its 2016 fourth quarter and fiscal year results early morning on Monday, March 6, 2017.

FairPoint will not host an investor call with respect to the financial results due to the pending merger with Consolidated Communications.

Additional information can be found at www.fairpoint.com/investors.

About FairPoint Communications, Inc.

FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRP) provides advanced data, voice and video technologies to single and multi-site businesses, public and private institutions, consumers, wireless companies and wholesale re-sellers in 17 states. Leveraging an owned, fiber-based Ethernet network — with more than 22,000 route miles of fiber, including approximately 18,000 route miles of fiber in northern New England — FairPoint has the network coverage, scalable bandwidth and transport capacity to support enhanced applications, including the next generation of mobile and cloud-based communications, such as small cell wireless backhaul technology, voice over IP, data center colocation services, managed services and disaster recovery. For more information, visit www.FairPoint.com.

Investor Relations Contact: Paul Taaffe (704) 227-3623 ptaaffe@fairpoint.com Media Contact: Angelynne Beaudry (207) 210-3079 aamores@fairpoint.com

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