Cox Media Group Removes KIRO-TV from Frontier Communications’ Seattle FiOS Customers

NORWALK, Conn.–()–Frontier Communications FiOS prospects within the Seattle space have misplaced entry to KIRO-TV programming as Frontier refuses to comply with Cox Media Group’s calls for for giant price will increase of greater than 80 p.c over the subsequent three-year contract interval. Frontier prospects now not have entry to CBS, Get TV, and Laff TV of their programming choice within the Seattle space.

“Cox’s bullying and heavy-handed blackout tactics hurt consumers,” mentioned Steve Ward, Frontier Senior Vice President Video Technology and Content. “Their demands for an outrageous price increase would have to be passed on to customers in the form of higher monthly service rates. It’s time for Cox to agree to a fair and reasonable solution.”

Frontier will proceed its efforts to succeed in a good and affordable settlement so Cox will restore programming as shortly as attainable.

About Frontier Communications

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) is a pacesetter in offering communications providers to city, suburban, and rural communities in 29 states. Frontier gives a wide range of providers to residential prospects over its fiber-optic and copper networks, together with video, high-speed web, superior voice, and Frontier Secure® digital safety options. Frontier Business gives communications options to small, medium, and enterprise companies. More details about Frontier is accessible at www.frontier.com.