Frontier Increases Speeds For Customers in Northern, Central Illinois towns

Frontier Communications has increased internet speeds available to hundreds of additional residences and businesses in several communities across the state.

The Connecticut-based company recently announced speed enhancements for customers in Machesney Park, Roscoe, Winnebago and Byron in northern Illinois and Chatham, Curran, Divernon, Farmingdale Road, Sherman, Williamsville and Fairbury in the central part of the state.

"As we continue to invest in our broadband network, residential and business customers now have better access to the Internet speeds they want," said Tom Kuschman, general manager for Frontier. "Frontier's enhanced network now offers Internet speeds up to 25 Mbps for residents and up to 40 Mbps for small businesses. Metro-E solutions include next-generation Internet access and wide area networking with symmetrical speed options up to 10 Gbps."

Kuschman added, "We remain committed to expanding and strengthening our network in communities across northern and central Illinois, providing residents with access to new opportunities in distance learning, telemedicine, telecommuting and new employment,"

Nationally, Frontier has invested more than $1.5 billion to support infrastructure needs during the last few years, $190 million of those capital expenditures were invested in Illinois.

"Frontier appreciates the opportunity to provide communications services to the residents and businesses," said Kuschman. "We look forward to the continued partnership and we're proud to help make this a great place to live and work."

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