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Frontier applies for Middletown, New York video franchise, sets stage to compete with Charter

Frontier Communications has applied for a cable franchise to offer IPTV service in Middletown, New York, posing a new challenge to Charter Communications, which entered the market via its acquisition of Time Warner Cable.

Frontier could face state, federal investigation for recent California 911 outage

Frontier's network woes in California continue to rise as the telco is being taken to task by the Riverside County officials over a recent 911 service outage in Coachella Valley.

New Charter assures TWC customers its integration won't see Frontier-level chaos

Charter Communications has told existing Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks customers that they won't suffer the same issues that plagued Verizon FiOS customers after Frontier took over operations in three states in April.

Charter, Frontier sue each other over false advertising claims

Charter Communications and Frontier Communications are suing each other in Connecticut, where both companies are headquartered, over false advertising claims.

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.
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