Frontier Communications exceeds major Connect America fund milestone

Wednesday 24 January 2018 | 08:06 CET | News
Frontier Communications said it exceeded its 2017 Connect America Fund (CAF) milestones in each of the 29 states it serves, reaching over 45 percent of its eligible households under the FCC's CAF programme. In addition to new broadband access, over 900,000 households experienced speed increases due to network upgrades in their communities. These improvements result from CAF funding and Frontier capital investment and exceeded the programme requirements to reach 40 percent of eligible households by the end of 2017.

Frontier has CAF-eligible service territories in Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.

Frontier committed to broadband availability in CAF-eligible areas in 774,000 households throughout the life of the programme.

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