CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NasdaqCM: FRP), a leading communications provider, today announced it will release its 2012 first quarter results after the market close on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. The company will hold its earnings conference call at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) on Thursday, May 3, 2012. Participants should call (866) 783-2142 (US/ Canada) or (857) 350-1601 (international) at 8:20 a.m. (EDT) and enter the passcode 68118910 when prompted. The title of the call is the Q1 2012 FairPoint Communications, Inc. Earnings Conference Call. A telephonic replay will be available for anyone unable to participate in the live call. To access the replay, call (888) 286-8010 (US/ Canada) or (617) 801-6888 (international) and enter the passcode 93221305 when prompted. The recording will be available from Thursday, May 3, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. (EDT) through Thursday, May 10, 2012, at 11:59 p.m. (EDT). A live broadcast of the earnings conference call will be available online at www.fairpoint.com/investors. An online replay will be available shortly thereafter. About FairPoint Communications, Inc. FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NasdaqCM: FRP) is a leading communications provider of broadband Internet access, local and long-distance phone, television and other high-capacity data services to customers in communities across 18 states. Through its fast, reliable fiber network, FairPoint delivers high-quality data and voice networking communications solutions to residential, business and wholesale customers. FairPoint delivers VantagePoint(SM) services through its resilient IP-based network in northern New England. This state-of-the-art fiber network provides carrier Ethernet connections to support the surging bandwidth and performance requirements for cloud-based applications like network storage, disaster recovery, distance learning, medical imaging, video conferencing and CAD/CAM along with traditional voice, VoIP, video and Internet access solutions. Additional information about FairPoint products and services is available at www.FairPoint.com. You can also connect with FairPoint on Twitter ( www.twitter.com/myfairpoint) and Facebook ( www.facebook.com/myfairpoint). SOURCE FairPoint Communications, Inc.