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Frontier says E-rate funding should not fund middle-mile overbuilds

Frontier Communications is ready to serve rural school districts with its own last mile services but says the FCC should not extend funding to other competitors to overbuild where they already provide service.

Frontier launches new Business Edge brand campaign

Frontier Communications is rolling out a new brand marketing platform for its business customer base called Frontier Business Edge that will tout all of its commercial products and services for both large and small businesses.

Frontier, IBEW ratify New York customer service worker contract

Frontier Communications' customer service employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 503 union have ratified a new labor agreement.

BTI names former Arbor, Nortel exec Colin Doherty as its new CEO

BTI Systems has begun its latest growth chapter by appointing Colin Doherty as its new president and CEO, taking over from Steve Waszak.

Frontier enhances broadband, Ethernet reach in New York

Frontier Communications has invested more than $326 million, including $80 million in 2013, upgrading its network facilities New York over the past three years to improve consumer broadband and enhance the availability of Ethernet to more businesses.

Frontier's AT&T Connecticut deal faces opposition from CWA union

Frontier Communications' proposed deal to acquire AT&T's  Connecticut wireline operations  is facing its first protest from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union, which says the service provider has not provided enough information to the FCC to review it.

Frontier makes smart home play with Wi-Fi video monitoring service

Frontier Communications has made another step in developing a presence in the emerging smart home market segment with the debut of its new Wi-Fi-based video monitoring service.

AT&T, CenturyLink, Frontier see utility with copper but want flexibility in technology transition

LAS VEGAS-- Copper wire retirement may be a concern for competitive providers, but AT&T, CenturyLink and Frontier said during a session at the COMPTEL Plus trade show that they are still finding value in telecom's ubiquitous access medium.

Frontier converges voice and data with cloud-based VoIP offering

Frontier Communications launched a cloud-based VoIP service called AnyWare that is targeted at enterprise customers. The service, which is powered by Mitel, offers a variety of call management capabilities and is available nationwide.

Frontier adds 27,800 new broadband customers in Q4, offsets voice declines

Frontier Communications continues to grow its broadband customer base, signing up nearly 28,000 new subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2013 to reach a total of 1.9 million as of the end of December.