Fronted by former AT&T Wireless executive Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier Communications has spent much of its life as a rural telephone provider delivering everything from basic voice services, DSL data, enterprise business services and video through its relationship with satellite provider DirecTV and now FiOS Fiber to the Home markets.

In 2010, Frontier expanded its ILEC operations into 13 states when it completed its purchase of Verizon Communications’ rural telephone lines for $5.25 billion.

 

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Frontier taps Edward O'Connor Jr. to lead Connecticut sales

Frontier Communications has put another piece of its pending AT&T Connecticut deal in place by naming Edward H. O'Connor Jr. to lead that state's sales efforts as vice president of sales for Connecticut.

T-Mobile looks to scoop up more 700 MHz spectrum from Triad

T-Mobile US' hunt to score more 700 MHz A Block spectrum continues, with the carrier disclosing that it wants to acquire licenses in that band in four areas across the country, including areas around Reno, Nev., and Anchorage, Alaska.

T-Mobile looking to get more 700 MHz licenses in Pennsylvania, New Mexico and Texas

T-Mobile US is looking to get more 700 MHz A Block spectrum covering parts of Pennsylvania, New Mexico and Texas, as more filings related to the carrier's 700 MHz spectrum purchases trickle out into public view.  

T-Mobile looks to score 700 MHz spectrum from Frontier, Kurian

T-Mobile US is seeking to gain more 700 MHz A Block licenses from Frontier Communications and an individual spectrum holder, Thomas Kurian.

Frontier, Dish Network hold $10M contest to revitalize rural communities

Frontier Communications and DISH have developed a new $10 million partnership set on driving growth and revitalization in rural towns and cities within the telco's 27-state territory.

Frontier, CWA ratify new labor agreement for West Virginia employees

Frontier Communications and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union have ratified the labor agreement the two parties reached on Aug. 3 representing local employees in West Virginia.

Frontier gains new revenue streams by deploying Wi-Fi services

Frontier Communications might not be a traditional wireless player, but the telco revealed during Adtran's Connect event in Huntsville, Ala., last week that it is seeing a growing demand to provide Wi-Fi services to local businesses. Its recent win to wire the American Tobacco Campus in Durham, N.C., with Wi-Fi is an example of this trend, reports our sister publication FierceTelecom.

Frontier sees Wi-Fi as key to opening new business service revenue opportunities

Frontier Communications may not be a traditional wireless player, but the telco revealed during Adtran's Connect event in Huntsville, Ala., that it is seeing a growing demand to provide Wi-Fi services to local businesses.

Frontier will not raise rates in Connecticut for 3 years

To get approval of its acquisition of AT&T's  U-verse video and satellite TV operations in Connecticut, Frontier Communications cut a deal with the Connecticut Attorney General in which it agreed to not increase the rates for basic primary residential service for 36 months. The company also said it will offer its basic broadband and stand-alone basic broadband product at or below Frontier's current prices.

Frontier's Q2 residential revenues rise slightly to $497M

Frontier Communications reported that despite seeing a dip in overall revenues, residential revenue rose slightly by 0.2 percent sequentially to $497 million, up from $496 million in the first quarter.