Frontier Communications Exceeds 2017 Connect America Fund Milestone in California; Expands Broadband Service to More Than 275,000 Households Statewide
Nearly 100 Communities in 15 Counties Gain Increased Connectivity
These households include over 39,000 CAF-designated locations in Frontier's service area that now have access to broadband with speeds of at least 10 Mbps /1Mbps, exceeding the CAF program's 40 percent 2017 milestone for Frontier's multi-year CAF deployment to 90,000 locations statewide. This CAF deployment also enables higher-speed service to thousands more nearby households, with speeds up to 115 Mbps to some locations depending on the physical distance from Frontier's nearest facilities.
"High-speed connectivity has become a necessity required to enable
Californians to fully participate in today's digital economy. Frontier
is committed to serving
In addition to its CAF deployment, Frontier — with private investment
and grants from the
Overall, these upgrades to the company's network bring Frontier's
broadband offerings and bundled service packages to more than 275,000
households in 200 neighborhoods in nearly 100 cities and communities in
Broadband availability enables businesses and consumers to take full advantage of the benefits of internet connectivity including online education, healthcare, vital information resources and entertainment. The company is actively marketing its new and enhanced offerings that provide customers with more choices and affordable connectivity options. Interested consumers can call 1-855-901-4497 or visit https://internet.frontier.com/services to check availability and plan pricing.
Frontier's CAF deployment with
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