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Press Release -- September 4th, 2012
Source: Frontier Communications
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Frontier Communications Deploys Faster Broadband Speeds in Appalachian Ohio

Residential and Small Business customers in more than 28 Appalachian Ohio communities now benefit from increased broadband speed availability

MARION, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frontier Communications(NYSE:FTR, news, filings) recently deployed advanced broadband technology to provide faster Internet speeds in sections of 28 communities in Appalachian Ohio. Using ADSL 2+ Bonding technology, the company now provides customers with speeds nearly double what was previously available, enabling speeds up to 12 MEG download/2 MEG upload for residential customers and 15 MEG download/2 MEG upload for small business customers.

"With Frontier's recent deployment of the latest broadband technology, residential customers can get the speeds they need to stream high-definition videos, run multiple devices, do online gaming and surf the net without lag," saidDave Davidson, Senior Vice President andGeneral Managerfor Frontier'sOhiooperations. "The ADSL 2+ Bonding technology also allows us to offer business customers super-fast speed that's perfect for sending large files and for videoconferencing."

The communities where Frontier recently deployed technology for increased broadband speeds in Appalachian Ohio include:

  • Central Ohio -- Logan
  • Eastern Ohio -- Bowerston,Byesville,Cambridge,Cooperdale,Flushing,Freeport,Knoxville,Lowell,Lower Salem,North Georgetown,New Philadelphia
  • Southern Ohio --Albany,Athens,Portsmouth,Guysville,Wellston,Idaho,Jackson,Lucasville,New Marshfield,Otway,Pomeroy,Shade,Piketon,Wellston
  • Southwest Ohio --Felicity,Manchester

"Frontier is providing customers with more communications choices, with our leading-edge services creating growth opportunities for businesses and communities," added Davidson. "We're excited to offer communications services that will improve the quality of life and foster economic development throughout Appalachian Ohio."

Frontier offers dedicated broadband service, digital voice, satellite video, customer premise equipment and service (telephone systems and support for commercial and e911 applications) and web security/data back-up/identity protection through the Frontier SecureSM suite of Internet/computer services—all backed by local, highly responsive customer service and 24/7, 100% U.S.-based customer support. InOhio, Frontier has more than 1,100 employees and operates in 80 counties serving more than 275,000 customers.

For more information on Frontier's ultra-fast broadband Internet services, residential and business consumers may call 1-800-921-8101 or visit http://www.frontier.com to check their eligibility or to place orders.

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 15,300 employees are based entirely in the United States. More information is available at www.frontier.com.

Frontier Communications
Dave Davidson, 740-383-0150
SVP/General Manager
Dave.Davidson@ftr.com
or
Patricia Amendola, 570-631-6013
Communications Manager
Patricia.Amendola@ftr.com

Source:Frontier Communications

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