Frontier’s Carrier channel has always supported a local IntraLATA 1Gbps Network-to-Network Interface (NNI) within its Metro EVPL offering. Now, E-PATH offers 10Gbps interfaces and the ability to move beyond a LATA restriction. Mike Daniel, Senior Vice President of Carrier Service for Frontier, noted, “A Carrier Regional ENNI solution eliminates the need to establish an Ethernet interface within each LATA of a state or market in which we operate.”
E-PATH has all of the characteristics of Frontier’s current EVPL offering, such as MEF 2.0 attributes, three classes of service, service level agreements (SLAs) and access to a near real-time SLA portal.
Frontier E-PATH is currently available in Idaho, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia andWisconsin. The company plans to offer it in northern California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington in the first quarter of 2016 with additional phases throughout 2016.
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) offers broadband, voice, video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings, specialized bundles for residential customers, small businesses and home offices and advanced communications for medium and large businesses in 28 states. Frontier’s approximately 18,200 employees are based entirely in the United States. More information is available atwww.frontier.com.
Lisa R. Partridge
Sr. Manager, Data Market Management
Source: Frontier Communications Corporation
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