Frontier Communications Offers Satellite Broadband to Washington State

  Frontier Communications Offers Satellite Broadband to Washington State

 Thousands of unserved households and businesses to benefit from new Frontier
                              Broadband service

Business Wire

EVERETT, Wash. -- November 21, 2012

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR), the largest provider of
communications services focused on rural America, today announced that
Frontier Satellite Broadband is available in a number of rural markets in
northwest Washington state. This satellite-based broadband service,Frontier
Broadband,will deliver dramatically increasedspeed and capacity to several
hundred thousand households and small businesses within markets previously
unserved or underserved by any broadband provider, including cable.

Frontier Broadbandproducts aresupported by highly-trained, 100 percent
U.S.-based local installation, customer service and support teams. According
to Rich Klena, Frontier Senior Vice President and General Manager for Oregon
and Washington, “We are extremely pleased to bring broadband service to very
remote customers in Frontier’s serving areas of western Washington. This new
service allows rural America to increase commerce, provide distance learning,
health care access, provide streaming video, entertainment programs and
general high speed internet access- and is a real game-changer for those
hard-to-reach communities we serve.”

Frontier Broadband leverages the Hughes EchoStar XVII Satellite with JUPITER™
High-Throughput Technology that was successfully launched on July 5, 2012, and
which enables HughesNet Gen4 satellite Internet services forFrontier
Broadbandcustomers. HughesNet Gen4 offers dramatically increased performance
and capacity, including support for high-bandwidth applications.

Frontier Broadband pricing ranges from $52.00 to $145.48 per month depending
on personal speed requirements, contract plans and the need for any additional
equipment. Rich Klena went on to say, “This product shows Frontier’s
commitment to bringing broadband to our customers, including those in some of
the most remote rural areas of the nation. Broadband is a necessity that
enhances every aspect of life. Frontier Broadband is the most recent example
of our broadband expansion plan. We continue to look for new ways to bring
broadband to as many customers as we can; it is our commitment to our

To learn more information about Frontier Broadband and to sign-up for this new
service, call 877-451-1801 or visit

About Frontier Communications

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR), is an S&P 500 company and
is included in the FORTUNE 500 list of America's largest corporations.
Frontier offers broadband, voice, satellite video, wireless Internet data
access, data security solutions, bundled offerings and specialized bundles for
residential customers, small businesses and home offices and advanced business
communications for medium and large businesses in 27 states. Frontier's
approximately 15,300 employees are based entirely in the United States. More
information is available


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