|[January 17, 2013]
Frontier Communications Begins Offering Green Energy to Ohio Consumers
MARION, Ohio --(Business Wire)--
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR), the largest provider
of communications services focused on rural America, today announced the
availability of natural gas and electricity in Ohio through FTR Energy
Services. Customers will experience the same billing and the same
service from their utility service provider but FTR Energy Services will
supply clean burning natural gas and 100 percent green electricity at
affordable rates plus five percent cash back on their energy supply.
"As a longtime, trusted service provider, we're pleased to offer our
customers clean burning natural gas and 100 percent green electricity,
where available, alongside an offering of five percent cash back on
their energy supply costs," said Dave Davidson, Frontier Communications,
Senior Vice President and General Manager for Ohio. "We are excited to
bring customers the option to choose FTR Energy Services as their
supplier and make it easier than ever to get clean and affordable
Customers can choose to enroll with FTR Energy Services using either an
easy online enrollment tool or by speaking to a trained FTR Energy
Services customer representative who will help them through the signup
"FTR Energy Services builds on Frontier Communications' strong local
relationships with its customers. Communities, customers, Frontier
employees and shareholders will benefit from this service. It is a great
addition to our robust home and small business offerings," said Davidson.
FTR Energy Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Crius Energy, a
pioneer in telecom and energy relationships and the first to ecognize
the consumer advantages achievable through broadband and energy company
FTR Energy Services will initially offer 100 percent green electricity
through Dayton Power and Light, Columbus Southern Power and Ohio Power
Company. Clean burning natural gas will be offered through Columbia Gas
Ohio, Vectren and Dominion East Ohio.
For more information on FTR Energy Services, please visit www.ftrenergyservices.com
or call: 888-807-1644.
About FTR Energy Services
FTR Energy Services is a provider of affordable, green retail energy.
The company will provide 100 percent green electricity and clean-burning
natural gas to customers in New York and Ohio, and clean-burning natural
gas to customers in Indiana, with plans to expand its service locations.
FTR Energy Services LLC is a subsidiary of Crius Energy LLC. FTR Energy
Services was created through a strategic marketing relationship with
Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR). FTR Energy Services uses the FTR
name under a license agreement with Frontier Communications. Through
this landmark launch, Frontier Communications demonstrates a commitment
to sustainability and innovation as one of the first telecommunications
providers to offer green energy options to customers along with
Internet, entertainment and phone services. More information is
available at www.ftrenergyservices.com.
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) is an S&P 500 company
and is included in the FORTUNE 500 list of America's largest
corporations. Frontier offers broadband, voice, satellite video,
wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled
offerings and specialized bundles for residential customers, small
businesses and home offices and advanced communications for medium and
large businesses in 27 states. Frontier's approximately 15,250 employees
are based entirely in the United States. More information is available
About Crius Energy LLC
Crius Energy LLC is one of the largest independent energy retailers
operating in the United States, with approximately 515,000 residential
customer equivalents. The Company serves residential and small to
medium-size commercial customers in the United States and markets its
products through a variety of sales channels and brand names. The
Company currently sells electricity in 11 states and the District of
Columbia and natural gas in four states.
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