Frontier Communications has appointed current Treasurer Sheldon Bruha to serve as interim chief financial officer as the operator evaluates candidates to replace R. Perley McBride, who is scheduled to leave his position at the end of this month.
Frontier Communications Corp. (NYSE: FTR) made its plans known in an Aug. 23 SEC filing. Bruha, who joined Frontier in February 2018 as corporate treasurer, previously held corporate financial positions at Cable & Wireless Communications.
McBride was asked to rejoin Frontier in September 2016 (see the offer of employment letter here), after previously working at the provider between 2004 and 2010.
Some analysts are optimistic that a different financial leader could breathe new life into Frontier, which faces ongoing financial pressures, due to an ill-conceived acquisitive spree as well as a scheduled lawsuit. However, Frontier has given no timeline for when it will name a new permanent CFO.
Many Tier 1 MSOs have yet to choose between EPON and GPON, and their natural ties to IEEE standard-based technologies plus EPON's accelerated future timeline, could make this an attractive standard for large cable ops, ADTRAN engineering exec Jess Beihoffer tells BBWN.
The federal watchdog agency recommends the FCC consider eliminating the old cost-accounting program since it's more prone to fraud than the alternative reimbursement method among small, rural providers that receive about $2.5 billion annually to deploy broadband.
The strength of natural disasters like hurricanes is worsening, scientists say, and it's imperative that broadband infrastructures can withstand or be speedily repaired post-catastrophe, writes Fiber Broadband Association President and CEO Lisa Youngers.
After suffering many quarters of financial and broadband subscriber losses, Frontier Communications' bond owners are ready for dramatic change – including a replacement for CEO Dan McCarthy (pictured), Bloomberg reports today, citing several sources.
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