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Frontier Communications


1899

Rochester Telephone company incorporated in New York

1959

Rochester Telephone company only independent phone company listed on the New York Stock Exchange

1995

Frontier Corporation, a holding company, was formed

1999

Frontier Corporation bought by Global Crossing

2001

Citizens Communications acquired the Frontier name

Other events that happened on or around 2001

2008

Citizens Communications changed name to Frontier Communications

May, 2009

Verizon announced that it had agreed to sell its 4.8 million landlines in 14 states to Frontier

May 13, 2010

Public Service Commission approved sale of Verizon’s landlines to Frontier Communications

May 21, 2010

Federal Communications Commission approved sale of Verizon's landlines to Frontier Communications


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