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 hires Stein to lead Southeast region following rocky Verizon assets transition

Frontier has appointed Matt Stein as VP of Southeast region marketing, marking the latest in a series of appointments it has made to bolster leadership in the regions the telco entered through its purchase of Verizon properties. Consumers and business suffered downtime immediately following the cutover of those assets to Frontier.

Frontier brings aboard TWC veteran Collins to lead West region business sales, operations

Frontier Communications has named Craig Collins as the senior VP of commercial sales and operations for its West Region, the latest in a string of appointments to strengthen the management of its newly acquired properties from Verizon in California, Florida and Texas-- areas that were fraught with various setbacks.

Frontier taps FCC, PCIA staffer Saperstein to be VP of regulatory affairs

Frontier Communications has named Michael D. Saperstein, Jr. as vice president of regulatory affairs. The FCC and PCIA veteran will help shape the telco's regulatory affairs strategy as it doubles in size.

Frontier's installation follies make unhappy customers fair game for Charter, Bright House

Frontier's challenging integration process of the Verizon wireline assets it purchased in California, Florida and Texas has had a negative effect on new broadband subscribers-- and cable operators like Charter Communications are lining up to capture those customers.

Frontier eyes 100-300 Mbps broadband over newly acquired copper networks

Frontier Communications is keen on making the most out of the broadband markets it acquired from Verizon by offering higher speeds, particularly in areas where copper networks-- and slow 7 Mbps speeds-- currently dominate.

Frontier redirects attention to Verizon cutover's bright spot, San Antonio

Frontier Communications' issues in the three wireline markets it entered through its purchase of Verizon's wireline assets in Texas, California and Florida are well documented, but its 46,000 customers in San Antonio aren't seeing much of an effect. That bright spot is one the telco is anxious to highlight in its latest update.

Frontier issues mea culpa to Dallas-Fort Worth customers, outlines improvement plan

Frontier Communications has hatched a strategy to alleviate service issues in Dallas-Fort Worth under which customers have been suffering since the telco took over Verizon's wireline facilities in Texas in April.

Frontier lays out action plan to alleviate Florida customer pains

Frontier Communications has put together an action plan to remedy service issues in Florida that appeared following its acquisition and cutover of Verizon's wireline properties in the state.

Florida attorney general confronts Frontier over service issues

Frontier Communications is being taken to task by Florida regulators over network issues associated with its acquisition of Verizon's properties. The state's Attorney General Pan Bondi has asked the telco in a letter to remedy network problems and issue refunds to all consumers affected during the transition period.

AT&T, Consolidated, Verizon put to the test on network latency, throughput, availability

How do top U.S. carriers including AT&T, Verizon and Consolidated Communications compare when it comes to wireline network latency, throughput and availability? These three factors have a direct impact on how well operators serve businesses and consumers, making it important for customers to know what they're getting.