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Frontier expects to emerge from bankruptcy soon

Frontier Communications says now that California Public Utilities Commission has approved its restructuring plan, it has received all the necessary regulatory approvals for its restructuring and expects to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the coming weeks. Connecticut-based Frontier declared bankruptcy in April 2020,...

Frontier files chapter 11, says ‘quality service’ will continue

Connecticut-based Frontier Communications on April 14 announced it was voluntarily entering chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after missing an interest payment on unsecured debt in March. Despite this development, Frontier said it would continue providing services to its customer base. Frontier provides telephone, broadband and television...

Kagan: Frontier AnyWare lets you manage your company from the cloud

Frontier Business is expanding their AnyWare business service offering. They let users manage their company’s usage through the Frontier Cloud. This service is growing into a fully integrated set of services that is easy to manage for any business over the cloud. Let’s take...

Kagan: Frontier helps small business grow

Frontier Business, the business services side of Frontier Communications, has a significant growth opportunity in 2018, by helping small- and mid-sized businesses grow using their advanced cloud-based communications services. Let’s face it, the SMB market is looking for help, so they can lead. They...

Kagan: How unified communications help companies grow

Unified communications is the name for a cloud-based service that lets companies use a growing and integrated variety of enterprise communications services. There are a growing number of providers in this space which is rapidly expanding. Let’s take a look at some of services...

Report: Tech, telecom companies rank high as darknet targets

Owl Cybersecurity's Darknet Index puts Amazon as #1 Technology and telecommunications companies are among the companies which are most at risk for hacked data to end up on the web of private networks collectively known as the darknet, according to a recent report put together by...

Yahoo bids, Frontier refunds, 5G predictions … 5 things to know today

Yahoo bids debated, 5G processes questioned ... 5 things to know today 1. Verizon Communications could end up bidding less than $3 billion for Yahoo, according to reports, but other sources still expect a much higher offer. The Wall Street Journal cited "people familiar with...

Verizon's former customers struggle, Sprint launches new pricing plan … 5 things to know today

Verizon probably looks pretty good to its former customers now 1. Former Verizon Communications customers who are now served by Frontier Communications are struggling with unreliable service, according to multiple reports. Problems range from the inability to access online banking to a failure to reach...

Reality Check: Frontier and Cablevision’s ‘to do’ lists; wireline is cool again?

Jim Patterson breaks down what’s needed next by Frontier and Cablevision, and asks if wireline is cool again This week, we will take a look at the last quarterly earnings call from Frontier prior to their acquisition of Verizon Communication’s California, Texas and Florida properties,...

Frontier settles broadband dispute for $160M

Frontier Communications will spend $160 million to settle a dispute with the state of West Virginia regarding allegations of false advertising and poor broadband performance. In a document produced by the attorney general of West Virginia, styled as an assurance of voluntary compliance, state authorities...

Frontier gets okay from CPUC to buy Verizon wireline assets

Frontier Communications got a favorable ruling from the California Public Utilities Commission to purchase Verizon Communication’s FiOS network, as well as other local wireline, broadband and video operations in California. “As we have publicly stated in all our filed testimony, we look forward to the...

FCC investigating AT&T, Verizon for unfair business practices

Verizon, AT&T and others argue FCC is too old fashioned The Federal Communications Commission is investigating AT&T, Verizon Communications, CenturyLink and Frontier Communications for alleged unfair business practices. The FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau is looking into whether the companies’ used strict contracts to hinder competition,...

Frontier reveals plans for $6.6B senior notes offering

Frontier Communications announced plans to offer up to $6.6 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes in a private transaction. The Norwalk, Conn.-based company said it intends to use the proceeds from the offering toward its previously announced acquisition of a number of Verizon Communication...

Frontier and feds to invest $238M in rural Internet

Quarter-billion-dollar investment is coming from FCC’s Connect America Fund WASHINGTON – Frontier Communications has announced the receipt of $238 million from the Federal Communications Commission’s Connect America Fund to expand broadband Internet access to 1.3 million rural Americans across 28 states. Dan McCarthy, Frontier president and...

Verizon to sell off noncore wireline, tower assets

Pair of deals expected to generate $15.5B for Verizon Verizon Communications continues to hone its operations, announcing a deal to sell off wireline properties in California, Florida and Texas for $10.5 billion as well as a separate deal to sell off 11,465 towers for $5 billion. The wireline...

Report: Verizon looking at tower, wireline sales

Deals could pocket Verizon $15B per reports Verizon Communications is reportedly moving closer to an asset sale that could include both tower and wireline properties, netting the telecom giant close to $15 billion. According to The Wall Street Journal, the proposed deals would include several partners...

Cloud-based Wi-Fi boosts capacity at Durham baseball field

Fans of the Durham, N.C., Bulls Minor League Baseball team can now access fast, free cloud-based Wi-Fi in the park and the surrounding American Tobacco Historic District, according to a Nov. 11 announcement from Frontier Communications. Frontier recently installed ADTRAN’s ProCloud Wi-Fi, a managed cloud...

Carrier Wrap: AT&T closes on Frontier ILEC deal; T-Mobile US LTE hits 250M pops

AT&T reported late last week that it had closed on the sale of its incumbent local exchange operations in Connecticut to Frontier Communications. The $2 billion deal also includes the transfer of approximately 2,500 employees to Frontier. The deal, which was announced late last year,...

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