Frontier Secure announced today that it will open a customer care center in Wise County in mid-August and create as many as 500 jobs.
The company plans to locate its operations in an 85,000-square-foot space in Wise County Industrial Development Authority's Lonesome Pine Regional Business and Technology Park.
Local, regional and state officials gathered at the Inn at Wise for the announcement.
Frontier Secure is part of Frontier Communications, a telecommunications company that has more than 3 million residential and small business customers in 27 states and almost $5 billion in annual revenues, according to its website. The company, which employs almost 14,000 people nationwide, provides broadband, voice, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security and Digital Living services to residential and small business customers and advanced services to medium and large businesses.
See Friday's edition for more details about today's announcement.