|[December 20, 2012]
Frontier Communications Begins Offering Consumers Natural Gas
FORT WAYNE, Ind. --(Business Wire)--
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR), the largest provider
of communications services focused on rural America, today announced the
availability of natural gas in Northern Indiana through FTR Energy
Services. Customers will experience the same billing and the same
service from NIPSCO but FTR Energy Services will provide the clean
burning natural gas at affordable rates plus five percent cash back on
their energy supply.
"As a longtime, trusted service provider, we're pleased to offer clean
burning natural gas alongside an offering of 5% cash back," said Dan
Sullivan, Frontier Communications, General Manager, Fort Wayne, IN.
"Customers in Northern Indiana with NIPSCO now have the option to choose
FTR Energy as their supplier. All customer bills will still come from
their current local energy utility, making the switch simple and easy
while providing a great option for natural gas."
Customers can make their choice using either an easy online tool or by
speaking to a trained FTR Energy Services customer representative who
will help them through the process.
"FTR Energy Services builds on Frontier Communications' strong local
relationships with its customers. Communities, customers, Frontier
employees and shareholders will benefit from this service. It is a great
addition to our robust hme and small business offerings," said Sullivan.
FTR Energy Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Crius Energy, a
pioneer in telecom and energy relationships and the first to recognize
the consumer advantages achievable through broadband and energy company
For more information on FTR Energy Services, please visit www.ftrenergyservices.com
or call: 888-807-1644.
About FTR Energy Services
FTR Energy Services is a provider of affordable, green retail energy.
The company will initially provide 100 percent green electricity to
customers in New York and Ohio, and clean-burning natural gas to
customers in Indiana, with plans to expand its service locations. FTR
Energy Services LLC is a subsidiary of Crius Energy LLC. FTR Energy
Services was created through a strategic marketing relationship with
Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR). FTR Energy Services uses the FTR
name under a license agreement with Frontier Communications. Through
this landmark launch, Frontier Communications demonstrates a commitment
to sustainability and innovation as one of the first telecommunications
providers to offer green energy options to customers along with
Internet, entertainment and phone services. More information is
available at www.ftrenergyservices.com.
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) is an S&P 500 company
and is included in the FORTUNE 500 list of America's largest
corporations. Frontier offers broadband, voice, satellite video,
wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled
offerings and specialized bundles for residential customers, small
businesses and home offices and advanced communications for medium and
large businesses in 27 states. Frontier's approximately 15,300 employees
are based entirely in the United States. More information is available
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