Frontier Communications Completes Network Improvement Bringing more network reliability and faster speeds to Monmouth Area

Monmouth, Ill., October 23, 2014 - Frontier Communications Corporation

(NASDAQ: FTR) has completed the first phase in a multi-phase, $3.2 million network improvement project to enhance services for residences and businesses in Warren, Hancock and Henderson counties.

The project added capacity and updated customer data routing, improving overall speeds for all customers while finishing two months ahead of schedule. Phase two will now begin earlier and a November completion is projected that will result in additional bandwidth and faster speeds to customers in Monmouth, Warren County and the surrounding communities.

"We have several projects scheduled for 2015 to upgrade our network, including adding redundancies and improving speed offerings to Monmouth and surrounding towns. Frontier's enhancements benefit even our most rural customers, not just those who live in town," said Kim Zugmaier, General Manager for Frontier. "This is proof that we'll continue to invest in our broadband network, making it more robust and reliable for this community." 

Frontier remains a leader in providing Internet services to rural communities, steadily expanding broadband service across Illinois during the last few years and investing more than $241 million dollars into the network. All Frontier products and services offer 24/7/365 support from a 100% U.S.-based workforce.

Customers can bundle broadband Internet service with telephone and television services and realize substantial savings. For commercial customers, Frontier offers Metro-E solutions, as well as next-generation Internet access and Wide Area Networking with symmetrical speed options customizable for business needs. Residential and business customers ordering Frontier Internet for the first time can start at just $19.99 per month with a qualifying phone service; the no-contract offer includes a two-year price guarantee for Internet service. Local residents are encouraged to contact Frontier toll-free at 1-800-921-8101 and businesses to call 1-800-921-8102 to determine if they are eligible for Frontier Internet and faster broadband speeds.

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

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