Docket Number: 
WC Docket 15-44

Frontier Communications Corporation (Frontier) and Verizon Communications Inc. (Verizon) have filed a series of applications pursuant to sections 214 and 310(d) of the Communications Act seeking approval for the assignment and the transfer of control to Frontier of Verizon's landline licenses and authorizations in California, Florida, and Texas.

Frontier provides telecommunications and broadband services to approximately 4 million customers in 28 states in predominantly rural areas and small and medium sized cities. Verizon, a nationwide telecommunications company, has approximately 3.7 million voice connections, 2.2 million broadband (DSL and FiOS) connections, and 1.2 million FiOS video connections in California, Florida and Texas, which Frontier will acquire if the applications are approved.

Timeline

Day 174 - September 2, 2015

Public Comment PeriodPublic Comment PeriodReplies

 

Orders, Public Notices...

Record Documents

4/26/16
Notice of Consumation, filed by Frontier Communications

8/25/15
Letter (redacted), filed by Frontier Communications

8/11/15
Letter, filed by Frontier Communications

8/6/15
Letter, filed by Frontier Communications

8/4/15
Letter, filed by Communications Workers of America
[ 1 | 2 ]

8/3/15
Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by Frontier Communications.
[ 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 ]

7/29/15
Comments, filed by California Emerging Technology Fund
[ 1 | 2 ]

7/28/15
Response to Request for Information, filed by Frontier Communications

7/27/15
Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by National Asian American Coalition

7/23/15
Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by National Asian American Coalition

7/21/15
Response to Request for Information, filed by Frontier Communications, Verizon Communications

7/17/15
Acknowledgements of Confidentiality, file by Communications Workers of America

7/17/15
Letter, filed by Frontier Communications

7/1/15
Response to Request for Information, filed by Frontier Communications

6/10/15
Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by Frontier Communications and Verizon Communications

6/1/15
Letter, filed by Frontier Communications

5/29/15
Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by Communications Workers of America

4/28/15
Joint Opposition To Petitions To Deny and Reply, filed by Frontier Communications Corporation & Verizon Communications Inc.

4/28/15
Reply Comments, filed by Competitive Carriers Association

4/28/15
Reply Comments, filed by Lumos Networks, LLC and Lumos Networks of West Virginian, Inc.
1 | 2 | 3 ]

4/17/15
Petition to Deny, filed by Florida Power & Light

4/13/15
Joint Comments, filed by The Utility Reform Network

4/13/15
Comments, filed by California Association of Competitive Telecommunications Companies

4/13/15
Comments, filed by Communications Workers of America

4/13/15
Comments, filed by COMPTEL

4/13/15
Petition to Deny, filed by The Greenlining Institute

4/13/15
Comments, filed by Texaltel

4/9/15
Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by Frontier Communications

3/20/15
Letter, file by Frontier Communications Corporation

3/6/15
Letter, filed by Frontier Communications Corporation

Application Documents

  • 2/24/15
    Applications: [ 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 ]

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FCC Approves Frontier-Verizon Transaction to Significantly Expand Broadband in Rural America.
Order: Acrobat
New Release: Word | Acrobat
Genachowski Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps & Clyburn Joint Statement: Word | Acrobat

Contacts

  • Dennis Johnson, Wireline Competition Bureau: (202) 418-0809
  • David Krech, Policy Division, International Bureau: (202) 418-7443
  • Linda Ray, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau: (202) 418-0257

General Information

This page contains an indexed unofficial listing of and electronic links to most materials in this docket. The applications and any associated documents are also available for public inspection and copying during normal reference room hours at the FCC Reference Center. Copies of the applications and any subsequently-filed documents in this matter also may be obtained through the Commission's Electronic Comment Filing System. To request materials in accessible formats for people with disabilities (Braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), send an e-mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).