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Frontier named Indiana telecommunications company of the year

Statement as issued by Frontier Communications and the Indiana Telecommunications Association:

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR) regionally headquartered in Fort Wayne was named the Company of the Year at the Indiana Telecommunications Association’s (ITA) annual meeting in French Lick, Indiana. This honor is bestowed upon a company that distinguishes itself through their: focus, commitment to their customers, vision, dedication toward market growth, investment impact, internal and external commitment to the State of Indiana.

Presenting the award was Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson and accepting the award was Frontier Midwest Region President, Don Banowetz.

ITA President John Koppin stated, “Frontier has distinguished itself as a major industry player in Indiana and an outstanding corporate citizen. With its decision to grow its business in the Hoosier state, Frontier has invested over $100 million in new and upgraded facilities and hired 250 new employees in Indiana earning it a Region 3 Work One Achievement Award from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.”

“I’m thrilled to accept this award on behalf of the nearly two thousand Frontier employees who work in Indiana,” said Banowetz. “As Frontier approaches the second anniversary on July 1 of acquiring these areas, it’s proof positive that we’re delivering on our commitment and values of customer first, the enhancement of our network and the continued expansion to make broadband services available throughout our service area.”

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