Form 8-K





Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): October 6, 2017



Frontier Communications Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)


001-11001   06-0619596
(Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)
401 Merritt 7, Norwalk, Connecticut   06851
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(203) 614-5600

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure

The information set forth in the press release issued by Frontier Communications Corporation on October 6, 2017, attached hereto as Exhibit 99, is incorporated herein by reference. All information in Item 7.01 of this Form 8-K is furnished but not filed.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits


  (d) Exhibits


99    Press Release of Frontier Communications Corporation issued on October 6, 2017.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: October 6, 2017     By:   /s/ Mark D. Nielsen
      Mark D. Nielsen
      Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Exhibit 99



Frontier Communications

401 Merritt 7

Norwalk, CT 06851


Frontier Communications to Release Third-Quarter 2017 Results and Host Call

NORWALK, Conn., October 6, 2017 — Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) plans to release third-quarter 2017 results on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 after the market closes, and to host a conference call that afternoon at 4:30 P.M. Eastern Time. The conference call will be webcast and may be accessed in the Webcasts & Presentations section of Frontier’s Investor Relations website at

A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available from 8 P.M. Eastern Time on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, through 8 P.M. Eastern Time on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 888-203-1112 for callers dialing from the U.S. or Canada, and at 719-457-0820 for those dialing from outside the U.S. or Canada. Use the passcode 3909760 to access the replay. A webcast replay of the call will be available at

About Frontier Communications

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) is a leader in providing communications services to urban, suburban, and rural communities in 29 states. Frontier offers a variety of services to residential customers over its fiber-optic and copper networks, including video, high-speed internet, advanced voice, and Frontier Secure® digital protection solutions. Frontier Business offers communications solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses. More information about Frontier is available at



Luke Szymczak, 203-614-5044

Vice President, Investor Relations



Brigid Smith, 203-614-5042

AVP, Corporate Communications