Rumored Frontier Sale of Verizon Lines: A Desperate Act?

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Citing unnamed sources, Bloomberg is reporting that Frontier is considering a sale of landline assets in California, Florida and Texas that the company acquired from Verizon. A Frontier sale of the Verizon lines would appear to be a rather desperate act aimed at improving the...Learn More

New NY Broadband Funding Winners Include Frontier, Windstream, TDS, Hughes, Others

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While Verizon’s $82 million funding was the big news from the recent New NY broadband funding announcement, other carriers also received funding for rural New York – including Frontier, Hughes Network Systems, TDS Telecom, Windstream and numerous smaller carriers. Funding also went to Fairpoint Communications,...Learn More

Frontier Rural Broadband Milestones Reached With 351K New Broadband Connections

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The FCC’s CAF program has funded Frontier rural broadband expansion to the tune of 351K additional broadband connections across 29 states, the carrier announced today. The milestone marks Frontier reaching 45% of the eligible locations under the CAF program, which helps fund rural broadband investment...Learn More

Frontier Total360 Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Offer Leverages Datto

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Frontier Communications Corp. is expanding their disaster recovery portfolio with the launch of the Total360 Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) Service. Frontier Total360 is a product of BC/DR provider Datto. The goal of the offering is to provide instantaneous access to data in case...Learn More

Frontier CAF Broadband Investments Fuel Expansion to 275K Households in California

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Frontier CAF broadband investments are helping the broadband carrier reach 275,000 households across California. The FCC’s Connect America Fund (CAF) is directly responsible for reaching 40K homes, and indirectly responsible for many more. According to Frontier, the more than 39,000 CAF-designated locations exceeds their agreed...Learn More

Frontier Offers CAF Deployment Update

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December 18, 2017 — WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Frontier Communications (NASDAQ:FTR) continues its rural broadband surge, exceeding 2017 milestone requirements of the Connect America Fund program (CAF) in eight additional states. Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin join the list of states where Frontier is ahead...Learn More

Analysts: Telcos Destined to Lose, Frontier and Windstream Bankruptcies May be in Near Future

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Frontier and Windstream bankruptcies could be coming in the “not-too-distant” future, said MoffettNathanson financial analysts in a research note today. “The market anticipates that both these companies will go bankrupt in the not-too-distant future, judging by their sagging bond prices and nosebleed credit default swap...Learn More

Frontier Communications Offers Amazon Alexa Voice Control on FiOS® Quantum TV

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Norwalk, Connecticut — November 3, 2017 — Frontier Communications’ FiOS Quantum TV subscribers can now enjoy a hands-free video experience using Amazon Alexa. The integration of Amazon Echo devices — Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Amazon Tap, Echo Plus, Echo Spot, Echo Show and more –...Learn More

Frontier AnyWare Hosted VoIP is Now Available Anywhere

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Frontier Communications said yesterday that its AnyWare cloud-based Voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) service can now be accessed in all 50 states. Frontier AnyWare leverages a Mitel platform for the cloud-based service. “It makes the transition to cloud-based technologies customizable, cost-effective and ideal for growing...Learn More

J.D. Power: Business Telecom Satisfaction Highest for Largest Companies, Highlighting SMB Opportunity

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Business telecom satisfaction is highest among large companies with 500 or more employees, according to new J.D. Power research. While those companies had overall internet and telephone satisfaction levels of 815 on a 1,000-point scale, the average score for very small businesses with 19 employees...Learn More

Frontier Touts Early Achievement of CAF Buildout Requirements for Rural Broadband

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Frontier said today that it has deployed broadband to 40% of the locations in nine states for which the company accepted Connect America Fund (CAF) dollars, putting the company ahead of schedule in meeting CAF buildout requirements. Those requirements call for the 40% milestone to...Learn More

Frontier Communications Enhances Broadband Services in Connecticut with Coriant Solution

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July 18, 2017 — NAPERVILLE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Coriant, a leading supplier of packet optical, IP, and SDN solutions to Tier 1 global service providers and web-scale Internet operators, today announced that Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) will deploy Coriant technology to modernize its fiber-optic transport infrastructure...Learn More

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