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Frontier Hammered By Minnesota AG For Its Refusal To Repair Its Broadband Network (techdirt)

For years we've explored how the nation's phone companies don't really even want to be in the broadband business. They routinely refuse to upgrade their networks, yet often lobby to ensure nobody else can deliver broadband in these neglected footprints either. Telcos in particular have a bizarre disdain for their paying customers, delivering the bare minimum (slow DSL) at the highest rates they can possibly charge without a full-scale consumer revolt. It's not surprising then that many telco DSL...
Tags: Verizon, News, Minnesota, West Virginia, Tennessee, Frontier, Karl Bode, Ajit Pai, Minnesota AG, State AG


Morning Headlines: Ex-Gov. Kasich Lands Talent Agent, Rep. Ryan Moves to Censure Iowa Congressman

Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, Jan. 15: Ex-Gov. John Kasich lands talent agent; Rep. Ryan moves to consure Iowa Congressman; Cuyahoga County approves $300,000 for temporary nurses at county jail; Cleveland legislation to make it easier to approve major events; Man arrested after 15 racehorses released; Frontier adds flight between Cleveland, South Carolina coast; Gov. Mike DeWine touts optimism during inauguration; First medical marijuana dispensary set to open; Ex-Gov. John Kasich...
Tags: Iowa, Ohio, Cleveland, Donald Trump, Cuyahoga County, Frontier, John Kasich, Ryan, Kasich, Mike DeWine, United Talent Agency, Cleveland South Carolina, Mike DeWine Kasich


Dennis McCarthy: From the rubble of the Northridge earthquake, the best of humanity shined

Jan 17, 1994 – 4:30 a.m. – one minute before a massive 6.7 earthquake rocked our world. Mitch Schuster is standing at an elevator outside the emergency room at Northridge Hospital waiting for an orderly to take his pregnant wife, Vicki, to the delivery room upstairs. She’s in a world of pain and Mitch is losing patience waiting. The elevator door opens and he begins to wheel his wife in, but changes his mind at the last moment. He’ll give the orderly another minute. A young resident sits on th...
Tags: News, La, Angels, Sport, Soccer, Charles Dickens, Red Cross, Local News, Lapd, Lucy Jones, Mitch, Frontier, Northridge, Dwp, Valley, National Guard


10,000 Elite Dangerous Players Start An 18-Week Journey Across The Galaxy

Four years ago, in space-exploration game Elite Dangerous, an explorer by the name of Erimus set out on a journey he called “Distant Suns.” This trip took three months and over 130,000 light years to complete, and exists now as a 13-part travel log on YouTube.Read more...
Tags: Science, Xbox One, Pc, Kotakucore, Ps4, Elite, Frontier, Frontier Developments, Elite Dangerous, Distant Worlds, Erimus


3 Links I Love: Fixing WestJet, Tip Your Flight Attendant, Aloha 767

‘We’ve just grown too big, too fast:’ CEO Ed Sims taps the brakes at WestJet – Calgary HeraldFor years people have said WestJet had bitten off more than it could chew, and last year that finally proved to be true. Now we get to watch Ed try to get the airline back on track, and I’m looking forward to seeing what that means. This Airline Wants You to Tip Your Flight Attendants – ThrillistEven though this has been around for 3 years, it’s just making the news this week. Tipping flig...
Tags: Travel, Ed, United, Government Regulation, Links I Love, Frontier, Westjet, Hawaiian, Ed Sims, WestJet Calgary, Aloha Boeing, BlogYou


Minnesota AG's report reveals big telcos are literally letting their infrastructure rot

More than a decade of foot-dragging on fiber rollout has left millions of Americans dependent on taxpayer-funded copper-line infrastructure for landlines and DSL, but it's not like the carriers are plowing their no-fiber savings into copper maintenance, instead, as a report released by Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson details, incumbent telcos are literally leaving their infrastructure to rot: wires are draped across customers' lawns (and over their propane tanks!), boxes containing key ...
Tags: Post, News, Fcc, Minnesota, Infrastructure, Mitchell, Frontier, Swanson, Lori Swanson, Minnesota AG, ILECs, Telcos, Karl Bode Motherboard, Minneosta Not Very Nice, Frontier Minnesota


Sun Country Grows Every Which Way

In recent history, Sun Country has been an afterthought. It was a small airline that during the best of times was marginally profitable. It focused almost entirely on flying people from Minneapolis to… everywhere. Things have been slowly changing under new leader Jude Bricker. We’ve heard Jude talk about what he wants to do, but now we’re seeing the network strategy really ramp up. “Strategy” may be a loose word. The airline’s strategy appears to be looking for any random opportunity that ...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Minnesota, Minneapolis, La, Chicago, Portland, Nashville, Seattle, San Antonio, Frontier, Providence, Honolulu, Anchorage, Allegiant, Jude


TSA’s War on Water Claims At Least 6 Victims, CDC Investigating

Are water filling stations a good idea? We all know not to drink water from a plane's on board tanks. But do you trust your government-run airport to ensure clean water? How aboutin Detroit? Water fountains at the Cleveland airport were shut down after at least half a dozen passengers on a Frontier flight became violently ill. Continue reading TSA’s War on Water Claims At Least 6 Victims, CDC Investigating...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Tsa, Cleveland, Detroit, Frontier


7 Air Travel Myths – Fact and Fiction

We’ve all been there. Someone says, “This is the trick to finding the cheapest airfare ticket” and so begins a long and confusing explanation that leaves you wondering what’s real and what’s just a myth. We’re here to help, to bust some myths, sort fact from fiction, and save you some money. Myth #1: Your favorite cheap airline always has the best deal False. No airline always has the cheapest deals, not even Frontier or Spirit or Ryanair. A recent look at fares from Los Angeles to San Franci...
Tags: Travel, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Spirit, United, Frontier, American Delta, Allegiant Frontier, False Airlines


Airport water fountains shut down after passengers become ill on Frontier flight

Several water fountains were shut down at a Cleveland airport after passengers aboard a Frontier Airlines flight became sick, airport officials said.
Tags: News, Stories, Cleveland, Frontier, Frontier Airlines


'My Ears Aren't Popping': Passenger Describes Nightmare Frontier Flight

A Frontier flight from Dallas/Ft. Worth to Denver on Christmas Day had to turn around after the airplane failed to pressurize. It was the beginning of a terrible travel day for passengers.
Tags: News, Dallas, Denver, Frontier


The best airplane liveries in the US

Most airplanes ARE a generic shade of white with a simple stripe and a logo, and there’s a perfectly good reason behind the boring color scheme: paint makes airplanes heavy. That said, some airlines choose to sacrifice a few extra available pounds to make their aircrafts pop with some cool liveries. Whether a cool paint job is meant as an eye-catching way for airlines to get a message across, a partnership with a major amusement park, or a tribute paid to a person or a group, these airplane l...
Tags: Travel, Colorado, California, Disney, US, Delta Airlines, United States, Alaska, Airplanes, Delta, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Jack, Boeing, Southwest Airlines, Jetblue


Reviewing Your 2018 Predictions and Making Your 2019 Picks

It’s the end of the year, and you know what that means. It’s time to look back at your predictions for 2018 as well as make you picks for what you think will happen in 2019. The 2017 review saw almost 100 comments, and it has been quite the pain to try to organize all of these. So for this year’s picks, things are changing. I will only include one pick from each commenter in the year-end review. You can write down as many as you want, but only the first one you write will be inclu...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Usa, UK, London, Australia, White House, Boston, Oil, Miscellaneous, US, Alabama, Qatar, Ted, Chicago, Atlantic


Norwegian Air cheap flights to Europ

Your days of flying to Europe for less than a car payment might be numbered. European discount carriers are dropping like old people at a church picnic, with Danish discounter Primera Air calling it quits last month, and WOW Air being an eleventh-hour cash infusion from Frontier away from total disaster this October. Now, it seems Norwegian Air, who blew up the transatlantic flight game a couple years ago with $99 fares from the US to London, Oslo, Milan, and other destinations is teetering o...
Tags: Travel, Europe, London, US, Iran, Dubai, Santa Claus, Airlines, Flights, Iag, Cheap Flights, Boeing, Gatwick Airport, British Airways, Frontier, All


Frontier adds two new cities as part of 3-route Denver expansion

Frontier will launch Denver-Hartford service in late March, offering three flights a week. Frontier last flew from the Connecticut airport in 2008.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Connecticut, Usa Today, Denver, Frontier, Denver Hartford


Why Frontier Communications Stock Fell 25.8% in November

Continued erosion of Frontier's business has shares trading down more than 50% year to date.
Tags: Finance, Article, Frontier, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fce2f3af-2983-5f03-bfec-87b28b987750, Frontier Communications Stock Fell


Camera Land Close-Out, Open Box, Opportunity List

Camera Land Close-Out, Open Box, Opportunity List This list, which if I included everything would be way too long, is new and demo product, that we are offering at substantial savings. Open box is basically new product that was opened for one reason or another but never used and essentially is new. We have made these prices our way of saying thank you for all the support we receive all year long. Please give a call to discuss anything that is of interest to you. Hawke: Open Box Vantage 4...
Tags: Weapon, Grey, Frontier, TSN, Hawke, Steiner, Tan, BTR, Mil Dot, LRC, Endurance, Camera Land, Kowa, Bethpage Road Old Bethpage, Camera Land NY Long Islands Largest Camera, Argos BTR


Ace of Base: 2019 Nissan Frontier King Cab S 4×2

The old adage of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” applies to household plumbing, your kid’s Lego creations, and the squeaking ventilation fan in my Dodge Charger. It also applies to the Nissan Frontier pickup, apparently. Seriously. Even though this thing is almost old enough to vote, Nissan is selling them by the boatload. […] The post Ace of Base: 2019 Nissan Frontier King Cab S 4×2 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Truck, Nissan, Frontier, Nissan Frontier, S, News Blog, Ace of Base, 4x2


530 Airlines and the Cloud: Creating Responsive Customer Service

Airlines use the cloud to provide responsive customer service. Also, Indigo Partners invests in Wow Air, micro-hotel rooms at the airport, Qantas retires some B747 aircraft, passengers chip in for aircraft repairs, Airbus A320 engine cowling door problems, and Piaggio Aerospace declares itself insolvent. Also, we have a history segment on the Grumman TBF Avenger. Guest Greg Land, IBM Global Industry Leader. Greg Land is an IBM Global Industry Leader with responsibility for the Aviation, Hosp...
Tags: Mexico, US, Los Angeles, David, Beijing, United States, Chile, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Qantas, Aviation, Ibm, Airbus, Las Vegas, Melbourne


Passengers left screaming on Frontier flight after engine 'falls apart' mid-flight

The pilot was forced to make an emergency landing as passengers screamed for the flight to end [Author: Joanna Whitehead]
Tags: Frontier, Joanna Whitehead


What Does Indigo See In WOW Air?

It has been quite the rollercoaster ride for Iceland’s WOW Air in the last couple of weeks.  After seeing its acquisition by Icelandair fall through, it seemed like WOW might be heading toward the graveyard.  Yet just as things looked their bleakest, a white knight — Indigo Partners — arrived to bail the airline out.  I’m trying to figure out why. Original photo viaMichael Coghlan/CC BY-SA 2.0 You’ll remember that it was less than a month ago that Icelandair had agreed to purchase WOW ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, US, Airbus, Iceland, Frontier, Icelandair, Ben Baldanza, Keflavik, Wizz, Franke, Indigo Partners, Bill Franke, Coghlan CC BY SA, CEO of America West Indigo, Eastern Europe Indigo


Frontier flight scare: Engine cover falls off on flight from Las Vegas to Tampa

Frontier Flight 260 from Las Vegas to Tampa Bay, Florida, had to return to Las Vegas for an emergency landing. No injuries were reported.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Las Vegas, Usa Today, Tampa, Frontier, Tampa Bay Florida


A Frontier flight was forced to make a surprise landing after the plane's engine cover fell off after just 30 minutes in the air

A Frontier Airlines flight had to turn around Friday after part of an engine cover fell off the aircraft. A Frontier representative told Business Insider that part of an engine cover "separated from the aircraft." The representative said the flight landed safely. Frontier Flight 260 was traveling from Las Vegas to Tampa, Florida, but returned to Las Vegas around 30 minutes after takeoff.   A Frontier Airlines flight had to turn around Friday after part of an engine cover fell off the aircraft...
Tags: Trends, Airbus, Las Vegas, Boeing, Tampa, Frontier, Southwest, WGN, Frontier Airlines, Tampa Florida, McCarran International Airport, Lego Bugatti Chiron, Dan Ponce


For F***'s Sake: Why Is Modern Flying Such A Soul-Crushing Time Suck?

“It was an unforgettable nightmare,” says Donna Beegle. In 2015, she and her family were attempting to travel in coach class from Houston to Portland on a United flight. Midway through, they were removed from the aircraft by police. The reason? The pilot “didn’t feel safe” flying with Beegle’s then-15-year-old daughter, Juliette, who has autism.Juliette was experiencing low blood sugar that day. Like many people with autism, she has some specific sensory issues, one of which being that she only...
Tags: Utah, Fashion, Music, Elon Musk, Instagram, US, America, Los Angeles, Chicago, Netflix, United States, Delta, Cameron Diaz, Portland, Virgin, Spirit


“Producers United” takes EPA to task over hardship waivers in US Appellate Court

In Washington, Reuters reports that an unidentified group of biofuel producers referred to just as “Producers United” has asked a federal judge to keep the Environmental Protection Agency from continuing to issue hardship waivers to smaller oil refineries. The complaint filed in US Appellate Court alleges that the EPA’s decision to retroactively grant waivers to Frontier and Sinclair Oil earlier this year was against the law by lowering renewable fuel targets without required public notice.
Tags: Washington, Policy, Epa, Environmental Protection Agency, Frontier, Reuters, Sinclair Oil, US Appellate Court, Producers United


Frontier Season 3 Trailer: The Battle for Profit & Power Spans Continents

Frontier season 3 trailer: The battle for profit & power spans continents Netflix has released the official Frontier Season 3 trailer, where the battle for profit and power spans continents as ferocious outlaw Declan Harp (Jason Momoa) takes his fight against the Hudson’s Bay Company across the Atlantic. Check out the trailer below! The series features Jason Momoa (Game of Thrones), Landon Liboiron (Hemlock Grove) and Alun Armstrong (New Tricks, Braveheart), Zoe Boyle (Downton Abbey, Sons of ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, Canada, TV News, Rob, Frontier, Hudson s Bay Company, Brad Peyton, ComingSoon, TV Premiere Dates, Netflix Original Series, Michael Levine, ASAP Entertainment, Jeff Fierson, Declan Harp Jason Momoa


Just In For Hunting Season, Thompson Center Compass Rifle – Review

Just In For Hunting Season: The Thompson Center Compass Rifle U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The temperatures are cooling, the days are getting shorter, and a reclusive Bambi is getting more visible. Deer season will soon be upon us if it hasn't started in your locale yet. While fewer hunters are hitting the woods year by year, hunting rifle options continue to increase at lower and lower prices. In the past, it was not uncommon for a hunting gun to be only one gun used for decades on end without mu...
Tags: Guns, Nato, Compass, Louisiana, Winchester, Frontier, Smith Wesson, Fiocchi, Bambi, Remington, Mauser, Hornady, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, Thompson Center, Bolt Action


Thinking of getting Verizon FIOS for home?

You may want to consider your options again. Verizon FIOS at home has been disappointing. You know that I help people with IT issues. For that reason, I needed to have reliable home Internet. Knowing that all providers have problems, I have purchased two different Internet Providers. Yes this might seem like a waste to people, but since I use it for work I count it as part of my taxes. Today I am so glad that I have done this. For the second time, Verizon FIOS isn’t working. When I called Verizo...
Tags: Verizon, Time Warner, Opinion, Italy, Hulu, Frontier, Verizon FIOS, Internet Time Warner Cable


Frontier exits Zephyr

Frontier Capital has sold Zephyr, a provider of analytics software, to SmartBear Software. No financial terms were disclosed. William Blair and Womble Bond Dickinson were financial adviser and legal representative, respectively, on the deal. PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE, NC – (Oct. 23, 2018) – Frontier Capital (“Frontier”), a leading growth equity firm focused exclusively on software and technology-enabled business services companies, is pleased to announce the exit of its investment in portfolio com...
Tags: Trends, M&a, Scott Johnson, Frontier, The Company, William Blair, Charlotte NC, Zephyr, Samir Shah, Scott Hoch, Frontier Capital, Womble Bond Dickinson, Frontier Capital Frontier


Travel Tip: What Economy Fare Really Means

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Travel Tip: What Economy Fare Really Means When it comes to airline ticket pricing, the race is on. But it seems to be a race to the bottom. The major U.S. legacy carriers like American and Delta... Read More... The post Travel Tip: What Economy Fare Really Means appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, Delta, Airlines, Travel Tips, United, Jetblue, American, Frontier, Spirit Airlines, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Airline Ticket Prices, Basic Economy Fare, Economy Fare