|[April 04, 2012]
Frontier Communications Announces 2011 Network Enhancements, Capital Investments in Oregon
BEAVERTON, Ore. --(Business Wire)--
Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR) recently announced 2011 network
enhancements and capital investments for its operations in Oregon which
continue to transform the service areas the company acquired in July of
2010. Frontier offers Broadband, digital phone service, FiOS (News - Alert) television
and video service, satellite video, customer premises equipment
(telephone systems, support for commercial businesses and e911
applications) and web security/data back-up through the Frontier Secure
suite of services.
"We're proud to announce that we invested approximately $49 million in
Oregon in 2011," said Ken Gaffga, Senior Vice President and General
Manager of Frontier's Oregon operations.
Gaffga added: "During the past 19 months, we built out our
telecommunications network to make Frontier broadband available to more
than 25,000 new homes and businesses, expanding availability in our
service territory from 85% to 95%. We are aggressively deploying Metro
Ethernet service and Dedicated Internet Access capabilities to serve the
growing bandwidth needs of our commercial customers. These services are
delivered via Frontier's backbone network which connects all of the
company's central switching offices."
"Our core values are 'put the customer first' and be locally engaged in
the communities we serve. We have four distinct market areas in Oregon,
each led by a General Manager responsible for the overall customer
experience in his or her areas," stated Gaffga.
All Frontier services are installed and maintained by the company's 100%
U.S.-based work force. Frontier has more than 490 Oregon employees.
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) offers voice,
broadband, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security
solutions, bundled offerings, specialized bundles for small businesses
and home offices, and advanced business communications for medium and
large businesses in 27 states and with approximately 15,400 employees
based entirely in the United States. More information is available at www.frontier.com
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