STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2011--
Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE: FTR), the largest provider of
communications services focused on rural America, today announced an
agreement that will offer Frontier customers a broad assortment of AT&T
smartphones and access to its mobile broadband network.
“Wireless is a fundamental communications requirement, and we’re
thrilled Frontier has chosen AT&T as its provider of mobility
solutions,” said Glenn Lurie, president of emerging devices, resale and
partnerships for AT&T. “Frontier customers will have access to a wide
variety of AT&T smartphones, tablets and applications, along with our
mobile broadband network.”
The three-year agency agreement between Frontier and AT&T Mobility
complements Frontier’s robust portfolio of broadband, voice and
satellite TV services. The agreement will offer Frontier customers the
benefits of AT&T’s mobile broadband network and a wide array of wireless
devices and applications as part of a Frontier bundle, all on a single
bill from Frontier. AT&T Mobility and Frontier plan to trial the
offering in the first half of 2012; once operational processes are
complete the offering will be available throughout Frontier’s nationwide
“Teaming with one of the most respected brands in global communications
will cost-effectively address our customers’ desire for a single-source
provider for all their communications
needs,” said Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and CEO of Frontier.
“Frontier, with AT&T Mobility services, brings our customers the best
cellular service, combined with Frontier’s High Speed Internet, Video,
and other products.”
Frontier customers who subscribe to AT&T’s wireless services will enjoy
access to AT&T’s more than 29,000 Wi-Fi Hot Spots in the United States.
Frontier’s broadband, voice and Internet services will continue to be
supported by the company’s locally-based technicians and 100-percent
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE: FTR) offers voice, High-Speed
Internet, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security
solutions, bundled offerings, specialized bundles for small businesses
and home offices, and advanced business communications for medium and
large businesses in 27 states and with approximately 15,250 employees.
Frontier is included in the S&P 500 Index and is the largest provider of
communications services focused on rural America. It has a 100 percent
U.S.-based workforce. More information is available at www.frontier.com
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