Frontier Communications

Frontier Communications (known as Citizens Utilities Company until May 2000 and Citizens Communications Company until July 31, 2008) is an American telecommunications company. The company previously served primarily rural areas and smaller communities, but now also serves several large metropolitan markets. In April 2021, the company was renamed as Frontier Communications Parent.[5]

Frontier Communications Parent, Inc.
  • Citizens Utilities Company
  • Citizens Communications Company
  • Frontier Communications Corporation
TypePublic company
Nasdaq: FYBR
PredecessorPublic Utilities Consolidated Corporation
Founded1935; 87 years ago (1935)[1]
Key people
Nick Jeffery (CEO)[2]
Scott Beasley (Executive Vice President & CFO)[3]
ServicesLocal and long-distance telephone service, Internet access, wireless Internet access, digital phone, DISH satellite TV, fiber-optic Internet, fiber-optic television
Revenue US$7.155 billion (2020)[4]
US$0.959 billion (2020)[4]
US$−0.402 billion (2020)[4]
Total assets US$16.795 billion (2020)[4]
Total equity US$−4.900 billion (2020)[4]
Number of employees
16,200 (2020)[4]

In addition to local and long-distance telephone service, Frontier offers broadband Internet, digital television service, and computer technical support to residential and business customers in 29 states in the United States.[6] Frontier has 3,069,000 broadband internet subscribers and 485,000 video subscribers.[4] The company filed for bankruptcy in April 2020.

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