California

While many corporate acquisitions result in job cuts, in this instance, Frontier will hire more than 200 additional workers to improve service. Frontier?s workforce is 100 percent based in the United States.
More than 2,000 DirecTV technicians, warehouse and administrative workers in California and Nevada now have a CWA voice.
The NY PSC approves the deal -- as long as Charter agrees to service and investment conditions.
The CA PUC approved Frontier Communication?s acquisition of Verizon?s wireline assets in the state, completing a transfer of assets that spanned three states: Florida, Texas, and California.
Google is exploring the possibility of bringing its Google Fiber service to Irvine, CA.; Louisville, KY.; and San Diego, CA.
Citing instances of substandard service quality, the CPUC voted to examine the condition of AT&T and Verizon copper networks in the state.
The FCC found that the transfer of ownership was likely to benefit the public interest through increased investment in local networks and broadband services, and therefore imposed no conditions on the sale.

The company plans to bring high-speed Internet to 750,000 additional households over the next five years, an expansion that would increase Frontier?s broadband deployment by more than 50 percent.

CWA Districts 9 and 6 reached agreements with Frontier Communications to extend current collective bargaining agreements and add more than 200 new union jobs in California, Texas, and Missouri. Frontier also committed to a 100% U.S.-based workforce.

Despite claiming a commitment to diversity, the tech sector continues to be less diverse than other sectors of the telecommunications industry, such as wireline and wireless communications.