Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR), headquartered in
Stamford, Connecticut, announced today that it has been included in the Marcum
Tech Top 40 list of Connecticut's fastest growing technology firms.
Frontier was recognized in the New Media/Internet/Telecom category of
the list, which is sponsored by The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC)
and Marcum LLP.
Now in its seventh year, the Marcum Tech Top 40 recognizes technology
leaders in six industry sectors, including Advanced Manufacturing,
Energy/Environmental, Life Sciences, New Media/Internet/Telecom, IT
Services, and Software.
"The annual Marcum Tech Top 40 gives us the opportunity not only to see
innovation first-hand but also to recognize how Connecticut's fastest
growing technology companies are overcoming complex challenges to
achieve success," said Anthony P. Scillia, Partner-in-Charge, Marcum New
England. "Marcum is extremely proud to partner with the Connecticut
Technology Council on this outstanding program again this year and
enthusiastically congratulates all the winners."
Bruce Carlson, CTC's President & CEO added, "Connecticut is proud of its
remarkable heritage of innovation and invention. Job growth in
Connecticut is going to come from the technology sector and these Tech
Top 40 companies are a great example of the range of technology
companies that are growing substantially in Connecticut."
Frontier Communications has agreed to acquire AT&T's wireline business
and statewide fiber network serving residential, commercial and
wholesale cutomers in Connecticut. As part of the transaction, Frontier
will also acquire AT&T's U-verse video and satellite TV customers in
Connecticut. The transaction is expected to be completed in the
fourth-quarter of 2014. Upon completion of the acquisition, Connecticut
will become Frontier's 28th and largest operating state.
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) offers broadband,
voice, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security
solutions, premium U.S.-based tech support, bundled offerings and
specialized bundles for residential customers, small businesses and home
offices, and advanced communications for medium and large businesses in
27 states. Frontier's approximately 13,900 employees are based entirely
in the United States. More information is available at www.frontier.com
About The Connecticut Technology Council
The Connecticut Technology Council is a statewide association of
technology oriented companies and institutions, providing leadership in
areas of policy advocacy, community building and assistance for growing
companies. Speaking for 2,500 companies that employ some 200,000
residents, the Connecticut Technology Council seeks to provide a strong
and urgent voice in support of the creation of a culture of innovation.
This includes working to position Connecticut as a leader in idea
creation, workforce preparation, entrepreneurial aptitude, early stage
risk capital availability and providing on-going support and mentoring
to high potential firms. For more information, visit www.ct.org.
About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and
advisory services firms in the United States. Ranked #15 nationally,
Marcum LLP offers the resources of 1,300 professionals, including over
160 partners, in 23 offices throughout the U.S., Grand Cayman and China.
Headquartered in New York City, the Firm's presence runs deep, with
full-service offices strategically located in major business markets.
Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a
comprehensive range of professional services spanning accounting and
advisory, technology solutions, wealth management, and executive and
professional recruiting. The Marcum Group companies include Marcum
LLP; Marcum Technology LLC; Marcum Search LLC; Marcum Financial Services
LLC; Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP; and MarcumBuchanan Associates LLC.
For more information, visit www.marcumllp.com.
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