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Honor and Remember Flag Presented to Meriden, Conn. Family by Frontier Communications

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Frontier Communications (NASDAQ:FTR) today presented a personalized “Honor and Remember” flag to the family of Specialist Fourth Class Michael J. Dinda, killed while on active duty in Vietnam, on December 29, 1969. Dinda, who was a resident of Kensington, Conn., Specialist Fourth Class, United States Army, C Co, 5th BN, 46th Infantry, 198 INF BDE, was a former SNET employee.

(Left to right) Senior Airman Loadmaster Kaitlin Cardello, 103rd Airlift Wing (Daughter of Frontier'

(Left to right) Senior Airman Loadmaster Kaitlin Cardello, 103rd Airlift Wing (Daughter of Frontier’s Gregg Barratt, Assistant Vice President Veteran Affairs); Ron Hecker, Board of Directors for Honor and Remember of Conn. and US Navy Veteran. (Photo: Business Wire)

Attending the ceremony were members of the Dinda family; Connecticut Patriot Guard Riders; The Honorable Manuel A. Santos, Mayor City of Meriden; State Representative Catherine Abercrombie (D-Meriden); Frontier leadership and employees; military veterans and other honored guests. Connecticut Patriot Guard Riders formed a Flag Line at the ceremony, held at Dinda’s previous work location, now Frontier Communications’ Dispatch, 1441 N. Colony Road in Meriden.

“We are proud to memorialize the service of Army Specialist Fourth Class Michael Dinda, who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country,” said Paul Quick, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Frontier’s Connecticut operations. “The Honor and Remember Flag is part of a national campaign of remembrance symbolizing gratitude and respect for those who die in military service. The flag is personalized with Specialist Dinda’s name and date of death.”

Frontier supports the Honor and Remember Flag program as part of its national commitment to recognize the contributions of U.S. military veterans. Frontier has been recognized as a 2014 “Top 100″ Military Friendly Employer(R) and is an active member of Joining Forces, the 100,000 Jobs Mission, the Military Spouse Employment Program and other coalitions and initiatives that help employ veterans and reservists.

For more information on Frontier’s Veteran Affairs or Honor and Remember program, contact Gregg Barratt, Gregg.barratt@ftr.com.

About Frontier Communications:

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) offers broadband, voice, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings and specialized bundles for residential customers, small businesses and home offices, and advanced communications for medium and large businesses in 28 states. Frontier’s approximately 17,000 employees are based entirely in the United States. More information is available at www.frontier.com and www.frontier.com/ir.

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