"DISH is a great partner for Frontier"
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DISH (NASDAQ: DISH) and Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) have agreed to a multi-year contract renewal that provides Frontier customers with bundled technology solutions. The agreement builds upon the longstanding relationship between the companies to offer Frontier customers the ability to add DISH service to their bundled Internet and voice technology packages.
“DISH is a great partner for Frontier,” said Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications. “It offers our customers access to a portfolio of award-winning brands. The bundled offerings pair Frontier broadband and voice services with a suite of DISH products and services, including the Hopper® with Sling Whole-Home HD DVR. Frontier makes it simple by being a single and local point of contact for service and billing.”
“We have worked with Frontier to make it even easier for consumers to design the highest value bundle for their information, connection, and entertainment needs,” said Joseph P. Clayton, President and CEO of DISH. “I am pleased to continue this relationship with a company that shares our commitment to providing advanced technology solutions through an affordable, service-driven approach.”
Most recently, Frontier and DISH teamed to launch the “America’s Best Communities” (ABC) contest. The $10 million ABC Prize Competition is all about encouraging collaboration and competition among individuals and organizations that share the same goal: to increase economic development and create positive change within their communities.
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) offers broadband, voice, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings, specialized bundles for residential customers, small businesses and home offices, and advanced communications for medium and large businesses in 27 states. Frontier's approximately 13,900 employees are based entirely in the United States. More information is available at www.frontier.com.
DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), through its subsidiaries, provides approximately 14.053 million pay-TV subscribers, as of June 30, 2014, with the highest quality programming and technology with the most choices at the best value. Subscribers enjoy a high definition line-up with more than 200 national HD channels, the most international channels, and award-winning HD and DVR technology. DISH Network Corporation is a Fortune 250 company. Visit www.dish.com.
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