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Company: Frontier Communications
Current Parent CompanyFrontier Communications
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Penalty: $69,000,000
Year: 2022
Date: May 5, 2022
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: In a case brought by the FTC and two California District Attorney offices, Frontier was fined $8.5 million and was required to spend an estimated $60 million to upgrade its fiber-optic DSL service, which was alleged to be much slower than advertised. The case was also announced by the DAs (see separate entry).
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Federal Trade Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Connecticut
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
Specific Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
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