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Bright House offering to cover switching costs for frustrated Frontier customers

Bright House Networks has a deal for Frontier Communications customers in Florida who are frustrated with the telecom provider's shaky transition after acquiring Verizon's wireline assets in the state.

Verizon and Frontier begin new transitions: Tracking wireline telecom earnings in Q1 2016

The first-quarter 2016 earnings reporting season has begun, and  FierceTelecom  is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed. Check here throughout the reporting season for updates on providers, vendors and integrators in this segment.

Verizon must slash $375M in costs to stay on even keel following Frontier sale, Jefferies says

Verizon completed its sale of wireline properties in three states to Frontier last Friday, leaving it with a wireline footprint concentrated in the Northeast U.S. market. However, financial analyst firm Jefferies says the deal creates headwinds that could affect earnings.

Frontier sees broadband, video service issues in newly acquired Verizon territories

Frontier completed its acquisition of Verizon's wireline properties in California, Florida and Texas on Friday, but it appears that the initial switchover has been bumpy with a number of users telling local media outlets they were seeing issues with their broadband and video services.

CenturyLink, Frontier and TDS mull public, private fiber network partnerships

CenturyLink, Frontier Communications and TDS are amongst a growing group of service providers that are considering partnering with local communities to build out and upgrade their networks to support higher speed residential and business services.

Frontier downgraded by Citigroup as analysts fret ahead of closing Verizon deal

Frontier Communications is less than a month out from completing its acquisition of Verizon's properties in three states, but Citigroup has downgraded the telco's rating, saying that its synergies might not meet forecast estimates.

Frontier hopes to steal business market share from cable in biz sector

Frontier sees its acquisition of Verizon's assets in California, Florida and Texas as an opportunity to increase market share for existing copper and small business customers that may have churned over to cable operators.

Frontier serves up wholesale Ethernet Private Line service in 12 states

Frontier Communications has added Ethernet Private Line to its growing E-Line Ethernet wholesale solutions portfolio, enhancing its local and long-haul access methods for the telco's carrier customers.

Frontier says 40% of speed issues are resolved by fixing in-home Wi-Fi

Frontier Communications has committed to increasing the density of its fiber and copper-based broadband footprints when it completes its acquisition of Verizon's properties, enabling it to deliver 25 Mbps and up to 1 Gbps, but the real speed issue that continues to be a hindrance is the home network.

AT&T addresses 911 call overflow, text messaging with ESInet service

AT&T has introduced a new service called ESInet that it says will allow public safety agencies the opportunity to upgrade their legacy 911 networks to IP.