Frontier Communications


Verizon Ordered to Improve Wireline Service in W. Va.

West Virginia’s Public Service Commission has told Verizon to plan for $72.4 million in landline service improvements over the next several years. While on first inspection this isn’t the best news for the carrier, it’s actually a good sign for the company’s pending sale of landlines to Frontier Communications. The PSC wants the money set […]

Frontier-Verizon Deal Gets Nod in Arizona

Arizona is the fifth state to approve the sale of Verizon landlines to Frontier Communications, which is an $8.6 billion deal. Ohio, South Carolina, California and Nevada have previously given the companies the go-ahead. Frontier announced in May 2009 its plans to acquire Verizon’s local wireline operations serving residential and small-business customers in predominantly rural […]

Frontier Hires Former FCC Commissioner Abernathy

Frontier Communications Corp. (FTR), on the verge of becoming the largest rural telco in the United States, has hired a former FCC commissioner as its new chief legal officer and executive vice president of regulatory and government affairs. Kathleen Abernathy, who served on the FCC from 2001 to 2005, last week resigned from Frontier’s board of […]

Unions Fight Against Verizon Landline Sale to Frontier

The gloves will come off at a rally Sunday in Charleston, W. Va., where politicians and union members plan to protest the sale of thousands of Verizon landlines to Frontier Communications. The proposed $8.6 billion deal that covers 14 states has drawn fire since it was proposed last year. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers […]

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