Frontier Communications exceeds 2017 Connect America Fund milestone in California



Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR), California´s second-largest provider of wireline telecommunications, has announced that its expanded broadband service across California has exceeded 2017 federal Connect America Fund (CAF) requirements, the company said.

Frontier´s overall public and private investment makes higher-speed Internet access now available to more than 275,000 Frontier-served households statewide.

These households include over 39,000 CAF-designated locations in Frontier´s service area that now have access to broadband with speeds of at least 10 Mbps /1Mbps, exceeding the CAF program´s 40 percent 2017 milestone for Frontier´s multi-year CAF deployment to 90,000 locations statewide. This CAF deployment also enables higher-speed service to thousands more nearby households, with speeds up to 115 Mbps to some locations depending on the physical distance from Frontier´s nearest facilities.

Frontier Communications is a provider of providing communications services to urban, suburban, and rural communities in 29 states. Frontier offers a variety of services to residential customers over its fiber-optic and copper networks, including video, high-speed Internet, advanced voice, and Frontier Secure® digital protection solutions. Frontier Business offers communications solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses. More information about Frontier is available at www.frontier.com.