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Press Release -- October 5th, 2011
Source: Frontier Communications
Tags: Ethernet, Expansion, Video

Frontier Communications Metro Ethernet Services Now Available in more than 55 New Markets across 10 States

Businesses and communities benefit from scalable, cost-effective solutions that meet every bandwidth need
STAMFORD, Conn., Oct 05, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) —

Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR, news, filings) today announced an expansion of Metro Ethernet (MetroE) service to more than 55 new markets in 10 states. The expansion addresses the increasingly bandwidth-heavy needs of Frontier’s mid-size and large business customers.

Frontier MetroE is a scalable solution offering these business customers customizable, secure and reliable solutions that include next-generation Internet access and wide area networking. “Speed, capacity and flexibility give businesses more control over the customer experience and greater opportunities to reduce costs. Medicine, education, banking, tourism and entertainment are among the sectors that can realize immediate benefits from the simplicity and scalability of Frontier MetroE,” states Kerri Lusk-Barnes, Vice President of Commercial Product Marketing for Frontier.

Frontier’s Metro Ethernet delivers voice, data, video and other applications at speeds up to 600 times faster than current ADSL or cable connections. The company’s networks, designed by Frontier engineers and installed by highly-trained local technicians, are supported by centralized service centers that provide continuous 24x7x365 customer support. In addition, Frontier’s local managers offer customers rapid and personal response times for system adjustments or expansion.

The following now have Frontier MetroE service:

  • Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
  • Bloomington, Carbondale, DeKalb, Freeport, Jacksonville, Lincoln, Marion and Olney, Illinois
  • Elkhart, Fort Wayne, Lafayette, Richmond, Terra Haute and Valparaiso, Indiana
  • Adrian, Coldwater, Mount Pleasant, Muskegon and Sturgis, Michigan
  • Bryson City, Burnsville, Cherokee, Creedmoor, Durham , Hayesville, Marion and Murphy, North Carolina
  • Gardnerville, Nevada
  • Athens, Bowling Green, Delaware, Jackson, Marion, Medina, Troy and Wilmington, Ohio
  • Beaverton, Coos Bay, Gresham and Hillsboro, Oregon
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Everett and Kennewick, Washington
  • Merrill, Sun Prairie and Wausau, Wisconsin

For more information about Frontier’s MetroE, contact Bill Fuesz, Director, Commercial Marketing, toll free at (855) 733-0096 or email

About Frontier Communications

Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE: FTR) offers voice, High-Speed Internet, 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 15,200 employees. Frontier is included in the S&P 500 Index and is the largest provider of communications services focused on rural America. It has a 100 percent U.S.-based workforce. Frontier’s landline service is reliable, safe and accessible. More information is available at and

SOURCE: Frontier Communications Corporation

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