STAMFORD, Conn., Apr 14, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR, news, filings) today announced a partnership with MeetingSense Software Corporation that offers Frontier business customers access to industry-leading audio and Web conferencing services along with MeetingSense's complete SaaS meeting collaboration capabilities.
More and more business owners realize that substantial savings can be achieved by lowering the cost of business travel, while increasing productivity and improving the environment. By offering access to a full spectrum of advanced communication and collaboration solutions, Frontier can help businesses of any size deploy employee resources more strategically and profitably.
"MeetingSense conferencing and collaboration services give our customers the ability to effectively communicate with clients, vendors and partners by leveraging the highest- quality conferencing services at competitive rates," said Rob Pettiford, Assistant Vice President, Commercial Products for Frontier. "The poor economy forced many business owners to seek ways to operate more efficiently, and one of the positives that emerged was the realization that new collaborative tools allow customers to manage and grow their businesses regardless of the company size."
"Frontier Communications is committed to giving business customers access to our industry-leading audio and web conferencing services and revolutionary meeting collaboration solution," said Gregg Brett, CEO, MeetingSense Software. "This partnership will allow Frontier to better serve the increasingly complex communications and collaboration needs of its customers at a time when cost control and return on investment remain critical to a company's success."
Product Details and Availability
New audio and web conferencing services will be generally available to all Frontier customers starting today, with key features including:
- Reservationless Audio Conferencing with record, playback and operator assistance options;
- Integrated Web Conferencing including participant view and control, video/audio integration, chat and polling; and
- MeetingSense Collaboration with full Microsoft Outlook integration, including online team pre/post meeting collaboration with wikis, file management and audit trails.
For more information about Frontier's conferencing solutions and functionality please visit: http://www.frontier.com/conferencing.
Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE: FTR) is a full-service communications provider and one of the largest local exchange telephone companies in the country serving rural areas and small and medium-sized towns and cities. Frontier is included in the S&P 500 Index and offers telephone, television and Internet services, including wireless Internet data access, as well as bundled offerings, specialized bundles for small businesses and home offices, and data security solutions. Additional information about Frontier products and services is available at http://www.frontier.com and http://www.frontier.com/ir
SOURCE: Frontier Communications Corporation
Tracy M. Gay, 585-777-1127
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