Frontier Announces New All-Local Sports Channel in CT

New Haven, CT – Frontier Communications today announced the launch of Vantage Sports Network (VSN-CT) from Frontier Communications, a new all-local channel dedicated to bringing viewers year-round coverage of Connecticut’s high school, collegiate and youth sports.
The channel will officially launch in early September and will be exclusive to Frontier’s Vantage TV™ customers. It will air 7 days a week on Channels 600 and 1600 HD. Content and programming will be developed by Noah Finz, former WTNH Sports Director and owner of Finz Creative Programming. In addition to providing statewide local sports coverage, Finz will be partnering with the established HAN Network to provide comprehensive high school sports coverage in Fairfield County.
“I am excited to work alongside Frontier for this exciting new venture into sports programming,” said Finz. “Local sports coverage is something that viewers want more of and Vantage Sports Network from Frontier Communications will meet that need in a relevant, fun and engaging way.”
VSN-CT will broadcast games at all levels and will include a nightly topical highlights show with 30 minutes or more of statewide coverage. With high school football season right around the corner, VSN-CT already has several local game coverage planned, including ones in Norwalk, Fairfield, West Haven, Bridgeport, Waterbury, Stamford, New Britain and Danbury.
Frontier and VSN-CT have partnered with Sacred Heart University, which will serve as the official home of the VSN-CT studio; this partnership will also provide college students opportunities to gain experience in the broadcast and sports industries allowing them to enter the job market with a solid, hands-on experience on their resume.
“Vantage Sports Network from Frontier Communications is a unique differentiator and sets us apart from our competitors as we build on the already superior entertainment experience our customers enjoy,” said Paul Quick, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Frontier in Connecticut. “This is just another example of Frontier’s commitment to Connecticut- we are growing and investing in our state by expanding our products and services, upgrading our networks and we are always hiring.”
Kira Howell, Senior VP for Marketing for Frontier’s East Region (CT, NY, PA, WV, and OH) adds, “Frontier is aligned and proud to partner in Connecticut with UConn Athletics, Mohegan Sun and the CT Sun, Webster Bank Arena and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, The CT Open, the CCSU Blue Devils and Connecticut Special Olympics Unified Games and we look forward to showcasing our partners and athletics on VSN-CT. Vantage Sports Network is a great example of our commitment to the communities we serve and by subscribing to Vantage TV, customers will join the Frontier team as we bring this new game changer to the Connecticut market.”
Current Vantage TV customers can watch VSN-CT beginning on September 12; new customers should call 866-406-VANTAGE to sign up for Frontier’s exclusive Vantage Sports Network coming soon.
For prospective customers looking for information on Vantage TV, please visit

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Frontier Communications Corporation, now a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company, is a leader in providing communications services to urban, suburban and rural communities in 29 states. Frontier offers a variety of services to residential customers over its fiber-optic and copper networks, including video, high-speed internet, advanced voice and Frontier Secure digital protection solutionsFrontier Business Edge offers communications solutions to small, medium and enterprise businesses. Frontier’s approximately 30,000 employees are based entirely in the United States. More information about Frontier is available at