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Frontier Communications to Deliver Gigabit Services to Businesses in the City of St. Johns

Tuesday, December 1, 2015   (0 Comments)
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                                 Andrea Fast, Sr Communications Specialist

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Frontier Communications to Deliver Gigabit Services to Businesses in the City of St. Johns

Commercial Customers Now Have Access to Higher Speeds

 

ST. JOHNS, Mich., December 1, 2015 - Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR), the City of St. Johns, Michigan, Quest Software and the Clinton County Economic Alliance have partnered to bring a new age of high-speed Internet to the city. Business customers in the St. Johns Certified Industrial Park will now be served by a new all fiber-optic infrastructure, making the Park one of the most technologically advanced business sites in Michigan.

"Frontier was selected by the city based on its advanced communications technology and local engagement model that provides a more responsive and transparent customer experience," said Frontier General Manager Kurt Theisen. "Frontier is a 100 percent, U.S.-based, pro-veteran workforce, and all customers are served by technicians who live in the local community."

The blend of community-based knowledge and technical expertise made the city and Frontier natural partners.  “Frontier is an important economic development ally for our city, empowering our local businesses and companies to now compete on a global scale,” said City Manager Dennis LaForest.

“St. Johns’ is demonstrating leadership and vision by understanding the importance of community growth, enabling job retention, and ensuring businesses have access to the latest gigabit technology,” said Dru Mitchell, President and CEO of the Clinton County Economic Alliance.

“When St. Johns and Frontier started collaborating, there was no doubt that the St. Johns Certified Industrial Park would be the area’s top high-tech development,” said Quest Owner Ron Zyzelewski. “The Park is a unique development that with help from Frontier, offers the `big technology’ businesses need.  Quest is delighted to be a part of this project at the ground level and looks forward to bringing more than 100 new jobs to the local community.”

The City of St. Johns Certified Industrial Park is equipped with Frontier’s full product suite with up to 2-Gig data services. In addition, Frontier will offer robust business solutions such as WAN, LAN, point to point, direct internet access (DIA), gigabit Ethernet services, hosted VoIP, backup and sharing, network security, and a wide selection of phone systems and Internet security solutions.

Frontier, the City of St. Johns and the Clinton County Economic Alliance share a vision of a connected community built on a state-of-the-art and expansive fiber-optic network and are excited about the many economic advantages this infrastructure will bring to the area. 

ABOUT FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) offers broadband, voice, video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, specialized bundles for residential customers, small businesses and home offices, and advanced communications for medium and large businesses in 28 states. Frontier's approximately 18,600 employees are based entirely in the United States. More information is available at www.frontier.com.


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