Frontier is looking to drive more customers to higher broadband speeds by bundling the Nest Learning Thermostat with their service. Users that upgrade their speeds can get the Nest Learning Thermostat for $99, whether they're new or existing Frontier customers.
Frontier has launched a multifaceted offering of its shares and stock in order to raise the cash needed to finance part of its planned purchase of Verizon wireline properties in California, Florida and Texas.
Frontier Communications sees Ethernet a top priority as the service mechanism for both its retail business and wholesale service lines, but migration challenges for both segments will continue during its TDM-to-IP transition process.
Smart home automation systems may still be a nascent market segment, but according to ABI Research, it is going to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 21 percent between 2015 and 2020.
CenturyLink, Frontier Communications and a number of other Tier 2 telcos that have struggled to bring broadband services to hard-to-reach rural areas will now have another aide with the second phase of the FCC's Connect America Fund (CAF-II), which is offering service providers about $1.7 billion in funding.
Frontier Communications has named Becky B. Potts as its new president for the telco's national region, overseeing operations in multiple states in the Midwest, Southeast and Western states.
Frontier Communications is making another move to sweeten its existing FiOS fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband offering by serving up symmetrical speeds for all of its existing speed tiers in Washington state.
Frontier Communications' security subsidiary Frontier Secure is broadening its addressable customer base by establishing a partnership with DistiNow that will distribute its security product through Ingram Micro's U.S.-based network of channel partners.
CenturyLink said it has no near-term plans to sell off or trade any of its existing assets.
Frontier Communications' Frontier Secure unit is taking advantage of the 2015 tax season to appeal to consumers with its new Identity Security Bundle, which is designed to help fight identity theft and online fraud.