Press Release

September 04, 2012 — MARION, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR) recently deployed advanced broadband technology to provide faster Internet speeds in sections of 28 communities in Appalachian Ohio. Using ADSL 2+ Bonding technology, the company now provides customers with speeds nearly double what was previously available, enabling speeds up to 12 MEG download/2 MEG upload for residential customers and 15 MEG download/2 MEG upload for small business customers.

“With Frontier’s recent deployment of the latest broadband technology, residential customers can get the speeds they need to stream high-definition videos, run multiple devices, do online gaming and surf the net without lag,” said Dave Davidson, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Frontier’s Ohio operations. “The ADSL 2+ Bonding technology also allows us to offer business customers super-fast speed that’s perfect for sending large files and for videoconferencing.”

The communities where Frontier recently deployed technology for increased broadband speeds in Appalachian Ohio include:

  • Central Ohio — Logan
  • Eastern Ohio — Bowerston, Byesville, Cambridge, Cooperdale, Flushing, Freeport, Knoxville, Lowell, Lower Salem, North Georgetown, New Philadelphia
  • Southern Ohio — Albany, Athens, Portsmouth, Guysville, Wellston, Idaho, Jackson, Lucasville, New Marshfield, Otway, Pomeroy, Shade, Piketon, Wellston
  • Southwest Ohio — Felicity, Manchester

“Frontier is providing customers with more communications choices, with our leading-edge services creating growth opportunities for businesses and communities,” added Davidson. “We’re excited to offer communications services that will improve the quality of life and foster economic development throughout Appalachian Ohio.”

Frontier offers dedicated broadband service, digital voice, satellite video, customer premise equipment and service (telephone systems and support for commercial and e911 applications) and web security/data back-up/identity protection through the Frontier SecureSM suite of Internet/computer services—all backed by local, highly responsive customer service and 24/7, 100% U.S.-based customer support. In Ohio, Frontier has more than 1,100 employees and operates in 80 counties serving more than 275,000 customers.

For more information on Frontier’s ultra-fast broadband Internet services, residential and business consumers may call 1-800-921-8101 or visit http://www.frontier.com to check their eligibility or to place orders.

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