FairPoint Communications will close its call center in South Burlington, eliminating 60 jobs, the company announced.
The closing is part of a larger effort that will result in the loss of approximately 260 jobs in 17 states. Its not clear if there are Vermont jobs cuts in addition to the call center positions. The company says it has not produced a state-by-state breakdown of the cuts.
In announcing the cuts, the company cited the loss of land line business to wireless and cable providers.