The company beat the deadline by two years.
"We still have expansion plans," said Dana Waldo, Frontier's senior vice president and general manager in West Virginia.
"We want to bring access to every place we can in West Virginia where it's economically feasible."
Verizon was a good corporate citizen, which traced its roots in this state back a long way, becoming the largest landline provider in 1916.
But the company wanted out. Frontier wanted in.
West Virginia chose wisely in allowing this to happen.