STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR, news, filings) today announced that Stephen D. LeVan has been named Senior Vice President, Video Content and Delivery. In this position, he will report to Ken Arndt, President and General Manager of Frontier's East Region.
LeVan will have responsibility for Frontier's national video partner relationships, including DISH Network and the broadcast and cable networks the company retransmits via its FiOS and U-verse platforms. He will also be responsible for streaming video product implementations and identifying and growing new revenue streams and opportunities. LeVan and his team will focus on increasing advertising options available through Video On Demand (VOD) and oversee the development of VOD offerings, programming, strategic growth and marketing. He will be the liaison within Frontier on multi-platform distribution and cross-platform rights.
"Stephen and his team will direct the implementation of Frontier's enterprise-wide strategy across digital, mobile and emerging platforms. In 2015, we plan to expand the reach of our brands, strengthen our marketing offerings, and deepen our relationships with consumers across all of the devices being used to engage premium content," said Arndt.
LeVan added, "A strong digital vision and premium digital content will help Frontier take full advantage of current opportunities and trends in the marketplace. I look forward to expanding the scope of Frontier's digital experiences, providing our customers with a great experience, and increasing the profitability of our multiple platforms."
LeVan joined Frontier in 1995 and most recently was Senior Vice President of Commercial Sales, leading its Carrier Sales and Service team. He has more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of telecommunications. LeVan holds a Bachelor's degree in Management Science and Marketing from the State University of New York, Geneseo and an executive MBA degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) offers broadband, voice, video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings and specialized bundles for residential customers, small businesses and home offices, and advanced communications for medium and large businesses in 28 states. Frontier's approximately 17,000 employees are based entirely in the United States. Click here for more information.
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