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Press Release -- July 12th, 2012
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Gregg C. Sayre Appointed Commissioner of the New York State Public Service Commission

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gregg C. Sayre, formerly Associate General Counsel for Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR, news, filings), was sworn in July 9thas a Commissioner of theNew York State Public Service Commission. He was nominated onJune 19, 2012 by GovernorAndrew Cuomo and confirmedJune 21, 2012 by theNew State Senate as a member of thePublic Service Commission.

"Gregg is a brilliant attorney and a superb addition to thePublic Service Commission," saidKathleen Quinn Abernathy, Executive Vice President, External Affairs for Frontier. "His 24 years of legal experience inNew Yorkand knowledge of technology and regulatory affairs will advance the work of the Commission and benefit the citizens of the state. He will be a dedicated and committed public servant. Gregg will be missed after 25 years with Frontier."

Sayre has been a member of Frontier's legal department since 1987. Before that he was a regulatory attorney for The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Companies (now part of Verizon Communications) and earlier, an attorney with theLaw Bureauof thePennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

A graduate ofGrinnell CollegeinGrinnell, Iowa, Sayre earned a J.D. with honors fromHarvard Law School. He received an M.S. in Information Technology from theRochester Institute of TechnologyinRochester, New York. He and his wife Susan have three grown children.

"This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to complement the policies and priorities ofGovernor Cuomoand theState Legislatureand to help advance the revitalization of New York's economy and ensure consumer protections," said Sayre. "I am eager to work collaboratively with all stakeholders in industries doing business before the Commission to achieve fair and equitable solutions. I look forward to working with my fellow Commissioners and the staff of theNew York State Public Service Commissionas we address those critical public policy issues that will affect the future of our state."

About Frontier Communications

Frontier Communications Corporation(NASDAQ: FTR), is an S&P 500 company and is included in the FORTUNE 500 list of America's largest corporations. Frontier offers broadband, voice, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, entertainment services like TumTiki.com, data security solutions, bundled offerings and specialized bundles for residential customers, small businesses and home offices and advanced business communications for medium and large businesses in 27 states. Frontier's approximately 15,500 employees are based entirely in the United States. More information is available at www.frontier.com.

Frontier Communications CorporationStephanie Schifano585-777-7083 office 585-233-2869 mobile stephanie.schifano@ftr.com

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