Frontier Communications Expands Broadband Service to Lake Cavanaugh Area
Residents, Businesses Now Have Access to Leading-Edge Services
MOUNT VERNON, WASH. – January 3, 2014 – Continuing its mission to connect rural America with leading-edge communications services, Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR) has completed its extension of broadband Internet service to residents and businesses in the Lake Cavanaugh area of Skagit County.
Denise Sperle, Frontier General Manager for Mount Vernon, said the Lake Cavanaugh project is part of a strategy made possible through subsidies from the Federal Connect America Fund (CAF). Approximately 432 homes that have not previously had Internet service will now have access.
“Frontier continues to invest in and expand its leading-edge broadband network in rural Washington,” Sperle said. “We are pleased to bring access to the Lake Cavanaugh community, and are committed to making broadband service available to residential and business customers throughout all our markets.”
Consumers now have access to service up to 24 megabits per second (Mbps) through Frontier’s Broadband Ultra and Ultimate services. Businesses have access to service up to 40 Mbps download and up to 5 Mbps upload – a level that supports video security and the transfer of large files. Frontier also offers speeds up to 1 Gigabit through its Ethernet platform. Frontier’s service starts at just $19.99/month for download speeds up to 6Mbps, when bundled with qualifying phone services. No contract is required, and the price is guaranteed for two years. Customers can double their speed for just $10 more per month