Frontier Communications Internet Service

Profile and History

Frontier Communications is the fourth largest American provider of DSL and fiber-optic Internet with service available in 29 states. Since 1935 when the brand was founded as a telephone company name Citizens Utilities Company, Frontier Communications has grown and diversified its offerings to include telephone, Internet, home security services, and television. Frontier customers are able to lock in their Internet pricing for a period of three years after starting service, despite a contract not being required by Frontier for this benefit. When new customers join Frontier Communications, they are provided with a free WiFi router if they choose Internet services.

Frontier Facts:

  • Frontier is headquartered out of Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Dan McCarthy is the President and CEO of Frontier
  • Frontier is traded as FTR on the NASDAQ and is also part of the S&P 400

Recent News

  • In May of 2009 Frontier made an agreement with Verizon for $8.6 billion to acquire existing Verizon landlines to increase their service footprint in the United States.

Coverage Areas

Download speeds of up to 1 Gbps are available by means of fiber optic services through Frontier Communications, for customers in Indiana, Oregon, and Washington.

Internet Service Technologies Offered

Frontier offers Internet Service through DSL and Fiber connections across the country.

Phone Services Overview

Frontier offers two primary digital voice packages, which are called Essentials for $27.99/mo and Unlimited for $40.99/mo.

The Essentials plan includes:

  • Unlimited Local Calls
  • 30 Minutes Long Distance per month
  • Call Waiting
  • Caller ID Name and Number

The Unlimited plan includes:

  • Unlimited Local and Nationwide Calling
  • Call Waiting
  • Caller ID Name and Number
  • Voicemail

Find all Frontier Internet Packages.

Frontier Communications Internet Plans & Pricing


NameDownload SpeedsData CapPrice
HIGH-SPEED INTERNET + QUALIFYING PHONE SERVICE6 mbpsN/A$19.99
Simply Broadband Max6 mbpsN/A$19.99
FiOS Internet from Frontier30 mbpsN/A$24.99
Simply Broadband Ultra12 mbpsN/A$29.99
Simply FiOS Broadband 30/3030 mbpsN/A$34.99
HIGH-SPEED INTERNET6 mbpsN/A$34.99
Simply Broadband Ultimate24 mbpsN/A$39.99
INTERNET & HOME PHONE6 mbpsN/A$47.98
FiOS Broadband 30/30 + FiOS Prime HD30 mbpsN/A$74.99
FiOS Broadband 50/50 + Digital Phone Essentials50 mbpsN/A$77.98
FiOS Broadband 30/30 + FiOS Prime HD + Digital Phone Unlimited30 mbpsN/A$89.99
FiOS Broadband 50/50 + FiOS Prime HD + Digital Phone Unlimited50 mbpsN/A$99.99

Frontier Communications offers Internet service via the following technologies: CopperDSLFiberFixed Wireless.

Frontier Communications is available in the following cities: Columbus, OH, Detroit, MI, Seattle, WA, Portland, OR, Sacramento, CA, Raleigh, NC, Minneapolis, MN, Cleveland, OH, Riverside, CA, Toledo, OH, Buffalo, NY, Fort Wayne, IN, Madison, WI, Durham, NC, San Bernardino, CA, Rochester, NY, Spokane, WA, Modesto, CA, Fontana, CA, Aurora, IL, Moreno Valley, CA, Akron, OH, Grand Rapids, MI, Knoxville, TN and Rancho Cucamonga, CA and many more.