CORRECTED - CORRECTED-FairPoint, Vermont reach agreement on Verizon's wireli

mercoledì 9 gennaio 2008 00:04

(Corrects headline to say wireline deal, not wireless)

Jan 8 (Reuters) - FairPoint Communications Inc FRP.N said it reached an agreement with the Vermont Department of Public Service regarding its proposed acquisition of Verizon Communication's (VZ.N: Quotazione) wireline operations in Vermont.

FairPoint and Verizon also requested the Vermont Public Service Board to approve the modified transaction, the company said in a statement. (Reporting by Sreerupa Mitra in Bangalore; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)