Form 8-K

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): October 31, 2017

 

 

Frontier Communications Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-11001    06-0619596

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(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

On October 31, 2017, Frontier announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend on Frontier’s 11.125% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, Series A, of $2.78125 per share, payable in cash on December 29, 2017 to holders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2017. The Board of Directors also declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.60 per share of common stock, payable on December 29, 2017 to holders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2017.

A copy of Frontier’s press release announcing the declaration of the dividends is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.

All information in Item 7.01 of this Form 8-K and in Exhibit 99 attached hereto is furnished but not filed.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

  (d) Exhibits

 

99    Press Release of Frontier Communications Corporation issued on October 31, 2017.


SIGNATURES

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.

 

    FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION
        Date: October 31, 2017     By:  

/s/ Mark D. Nielsen

    Mark D. Nielsen
    Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
EX-99

Exhibit 99

 

LOGO    www.Frontier.com

 

 

Frontier Communications Corporation Declares Fourth-Quarter Dividends

Norwalk, Conn., Oct. 31, 2017 – Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend on Frontier’s 11.125% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, Series A, of $2.78125 per share, payable in cash on December 29, 2017 to holders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2017.

The Board of Directors also has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.60 per share of common stock, payable on December 29, 2017 to holders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2017.

About Frontier Communications

Frontier Communications Corporation 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 www.frontier.com.

 

INVESTOR CONTACT:

    

MEDIA CONTACT:                     

Luke Szymczak      Brigid Smith
Vice President, Investor Relations      AVP, Corp. Comm.
(203) 614-5044      (203) 614-5042
luke.szymczak@ftr.com      brigid.smith@ftr.com

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