Frontier Adds Record Fiber Broadband Customers in Q4 2022

Frontier added 75,000 fiber broadband customers in the fourth quarter of 2022, a new record for the company and 17% more fiber broadband customers than it had at the end of 2021. For the fifth consecutive quarter, fiber broadband customer additions outpaced copper broadband customer losses, resulting in 8,000 total broadband customer net additions in the fourth quarter of 2022.

Frontier boosts cost cutting target to $400 million, adds 66,000 fiber subscribers

Frontier Communications closed in on some key milestones for its business in Q3:

Frontier Launches First Ever Social Impact Program Broadband for Good

Frontier is launching its first-ever social impact program, Broadband for Good. The new program will use Frontier’s fiber technology to advance digital inclusion and strengthen the communities it serves.  Frontier is Building Gigabit America, the digital infrastructure that enables high-speed, reliable connectivity.

Frontier Files Response on Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Challenge

On May 1, 2020, Frontier respond to NTCA, NRECA and WISPA, who questioned claims made in Frontier’s challenge to the list of census blocks deemed initially eligible in the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) Phase I auction. Frontier confirmed the vast majority of the census blocks listed in its challenge represent existing builds, including those undertaken as part of the Connect America Fund II program over the past five years.

Frontier Misses CAF Broadband Deployment Milestone

Frontier provided the Federal Communications Commission notice that, based on its current year-end data, it met or exceeded the FCC Connect America Fund Phase II program’s December 31, 2019 interim broadband deployment milestone in 16 states, but, based on preliminary year-end data, it may not have reached the CAF Phase II 80 percent interim deployment milestone in 13 states. More information by March 1, 2020.

Frontier reaches over 275K broadband customers in California with CAF-II help

Frontier has extended broadband service to over 275,000 households across CA, using a mix of its own capital and the Federal Communications Commission's Connect America Fund Phase II program funding.

FCC Approves Frontier Communications' Acquisition of AT&T's Connecticut Wireline Operations

The Federal Communications Commission has approved Frontier’s proposed acquisition of AT&T's local wireline, broadband and video operations in Connecticut.

The company is currently seeking approval from the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA), and has already received Justice Department approval. Pending PURA approval, the company expects to close the Connecticut acquisition transaction in the fourth quarter.