A little more than a year after Frontier Communications Corp. acquired Verizon's Northwest operations, the Connecticut company has taken steps to improve customer service and bring high-speed Internet service to Oregon's rural communities.
But suburban customers are walking away from Frontier's high-end services -- cable TV, and super-fast Internet access delivered over fiber-optic lines. And Frontier is delivering mixed results, both to its customers and the investment community.
The company's stock dipped 2 percent Wednesday after Frontier announced lower sales and profits, despite its forecast of greater-than-expected cost savings connected to the Verizon deal.
Read more in today's Oregonian.
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