|Frontier Communications Teams with AT&T to Offer Wireless Voice and Data Products|
Posted: 16-Nov-2011 [Source: Frontier Communications]
[Frontier Communications announces three-year agreement with AT&T Mobility to offer access to AT&T's mobile broadband network and a variety of wireless devices and applications.]
Stamford, Conn. -- Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE: FTR), the largest provider of communications services focused on rural America, today announced an agreement that will offer Frontier customers a broad assortment of AT&T smartphones and access to its mobile broadband network.
“Wireless is a fundamental communications requirement, and we’re thrilled Frontier has chosen AT&T as its provider of mobility solutions,” said Glenn Lurie, president of emerging devices, resale and partnerships for AT&T. “Frontier customers will have access to a wide variety of AT&T smartphones, tablets and applications, along with our mobile broadband network.”
The three-year agency agreement between Frontier and AT&T Mobility complements Frontier’s robust portfolio of broadband, voice and satellite TV services. The agreement will offer Frontier customers the benefits of AT&T’s mobile broadband network and a wide array of wireless devices and applications as part of a Frontier bundle, all on a single bill from Frontier. AT&T Mobility and Frontier plan to trial the offering in the first half of 2012; once operational processes are complete the offering will be available throughout Frontier’s nationwide footprint.
“Teaming with one of the most respected brands in global communications will cost-effectively address our customers’ desire for a single-source provider for all their communications needs,” said Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and CEO of Frontier. “Frontier, with AT&T Mobility services, brings our customers the best cellular service, combined with Frontier’s High Speed Internet, Video, and other products.”
Frontier customers who subscribe to AT&T’s wireless services will enjoy access to AT&T’s more than 29,000 Wi-Fi Hot Spots in the United States. Frontier’s broadband, voice and Internet services will continue to be supported by the company’s locally-based technicians and 100-percent U.S.–based workforce.
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