Frontier Communications Recognized as Mitel's Top Business Partner in the U.S.

Frontier Communications Recognized as Mitel's Top Business Partner in the U.S.

Orders of Mitel Cloud and Premises Offerings Help Drive Frontier's Commercial
Sales Performance and Growth

OTTAWA, July 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a
leading provider of cloud and premises-based unified communications (UC)
software solutions has recognized Frontier Communications Corporation®
(Nasdaq:FTR) as its top revenue-generating partner in the United States for
Mitel's 2013 fiscal year, ended April 30. The award was announced during a
gala event last month during Mitel's annual Americas Business Partner
Conference in Hollywood, Florida.

"Frontier has done a superb job of harnessing Mitel's unique value proposition
to drive orders and revenue and leveraging the power and flexibility of our
single stream software premise and cloud solutions. Together we are satisfying
customers and growing and that's a winning relationship for all involved,"
said Joe Vitalone, Mitel's Executive Vice President for the Americas. "The
facts speak for themselves. For the past four years, Mitel sales through
Frontier have enjoyed triple-digit annual growth rates."

A Mitel-authorized Partner for the past 24 years, Frontier provides Mitel
solutions to business customers throughout its markets in 27 states. In 2010,
Frontier Communications standardized its business customers on Mitel's voice
and unified communications solutions and has been a Top 10 Mitel Partner for
past three consecutive years.

"The partnership between Mitel and Frontier is beneficial for our
organizations but more importantly, for our customers and end-users," said
Stephen LeVan, Senior Vice President of Commercial Sales for Frontier. "This
award is a reflection of the value Mitel delivers to Frontier that we in turn
deliver to our customers."

Frontier has successfully installed and supported the Mitel cloud-based and
premise-based solutions for public and private universities, hospitals,
municipalities, and multi-sized businesses.

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,
entertainment services like, data security solutions through
Frontier Secure, bundled offerings and specialized bundles for residential
customers, small businesses and home offices and advanced communications for
medium and large businesses in 27 states. Frontier's approximately 14,400
employees are based entirely in the United States. More information is
available at

About Mitel

Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) is a global provider of unified communications
and collaboration (UCC) software, solutions and services that enable
organizations to conduct business anywhere, over any medium with the device of
their choice. Through a single cloud-ready software stream, Mitel's Freedom
architecture provides customers in over 100 countries the flexibility and
simplicity needed to support today's dynamic work environment. For more
information visit

CONTACT: Frontier Communications
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         Luke Szymczak
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         613-592-2122 x71245

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         613-592-2122 x71246

         Cynthia Hiponia
         (investor relations)
         613-592-2122 x71997

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