Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Frontier Expands in Former VZ Territory with ADTRAN

Frontier Communications has selected ADTRAN for its build out of broadband services in new markets in 14 states acquired by Frontier in July 2010. Frontier's goal is to extend High-Speed Internet to at least 85 percent of this customer base by 2013. ADTRAN's extensive broadband portfolio, professional services and network management solutions are being utilized to enable delivery of enhanced broadband and new bundled services to customers across this expanded geographic footprint. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Michael Golob, senior vice president, Engineering and Technology for Frontier stated, "ADTRAN was a major part of our 180-day roll out last July and performed exceptionally well. The breadth of its solutions is enabling us to meet our footprint coverage goals and positions us perfectly for future business and premium residential services."

  • In July 2010, Frontier completed its acquisition of Verizon Communications' (local wireline operations in 14 states. The combined operations will provide voice, High-Speed Internet, wireless Internet data access, satellite video, FiOS and other services to more than 4.0 million residential and business customers in 27 states using the Frontier Communications brand. The transaction positioned Frontier as the largest pure rural telecommunications carrier in the United States.

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