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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.
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.
If Google decides to expand to these areas, it will put them in competition with Comcast, Bright House Networks, and Charter Communications.
AT&T?s service with Internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second just launched in parts of San Antonio and New Braunfels, TX; Orlando, FL; as well as Gary, Hammond, and Crown Point, IN
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.

The "ultra-fast" Internet network will support speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second, the fastest speed currently available to residents in those areas.
AT&T is adding seven new cities to its 75 Mbps service, using existing copper wire broadband networks.
Students without home Internet flood the branches ? especially in low-income areas of the metro. And frequently have to wait or receive outdated and inadequate computer equipment.
Going head-to-head with cable, AT&T announced it's bringing its U-verse 1 Gbps service to residential and business customers in parts of Miami.