Now, more than ever, customers want great in-home entertainment and a superior all-digital experience. That and much more comes with the Frontier Connections Premium bundle.
Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR), the second largest rural local exchange company in the country, and DISH Network Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH), the nation's third largest pay-TV provider and the digital television leader, today announced the renewal of their strategic alliance. As a result, Frontier will continue to offer DISH Network(R) digital satellite TV service to households and businesses throughout its markets in 24 states.
Frontier's Connections Premium bundle offers Frontier customers access to DISH Network's more than 120 HD channels, one point of contact for customer service, and a single bill for all telephone, video and High-Speed Internet services. The bundle also provides subscribers with DISH Network's award-winning HD and DVR technology, hundreds of video and audio channels, industry-leading Interactive TV applications, Pay-Per-View, DISH On Demand including 1080p movies where applicable, and sports and International programming, together with standard professional installation and 24-hour customer service.
"Our partnership with DISH Network has been very successful for Frontier and great for our customers. DISH Network's ever-expanding list of high-definition programming and top DVR technology, combined with Frontier's reliable phone and always-on High-Speed Internet services, make an unbeatable package," said Pete Hayes, Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing, Business Development for Frontier. "Now, more than ever, customers want great in-home entertainment and a superior all-digital experience. That and much more comes with the Frontier Connections Premium bundle."
"As a low-cost leader, DISH Network offers a true value proposition for budget-minded consumers and business owners, providing the highest-quality programming and technology at the best price," said Tom Stingley, Executive Vice President of Sales and Distribution for DISH Network. "We are pleased with the opportunity to continue offering DISH Network's products and services as part of Frontier's value-driven broadband, telephone and video bundle."
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) is the second largest rural local exchange company in the country and included in the S&P 500 Index. It provides an array of telephone, video, Internet and Wireless Internet bundles and services in markets in 24 states. Frontier's Peace of Mind service offers PC users nationwide Automatic Hard Drive Backup, Live and Online Tech Support, Wireless Network Setup, PC Security Check, PC Tune-ups and more. Additional information about the company, its products and services may be found at http://www.frontieronline.com.
About DISH Network
DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), the nation's third largest pay-TV provider and the leader in digital television, provides approximately 13.78 million satellite TV customers as of Sept. 30, 2008 with industry-leading customer satisfaction which has surpassed major cable TV providers for eight consecutive years. DISH Network also provides customers with award-winning HD and DVR technology including the ViP(R)722 HD DVR, which received the Editors' Choice awards from both CNET and PC Magazine. In addition, subscribers enjoy access to hundreds of video and audio channels, the most International channels in the U.S., industry-leading Interactive TV applications, Latino programming, and the best sports and movies in HD. DISH Network offers a variety of package and price options including the lowest all-digital price in America, the DishDVR Advantage Package, high-speed Internet service, and a free upgrade to the best HD DVR in the industry. DISH Network is included in the Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) and is a Fortune 300 company. Visit http://www.dishnetwork.com or call 1-800-333-DISH (3474) for more information.