by Dan Caplinger
How the FCC Is Threatening Frontier Communications and CenturyLink
A recent inquiry targets four carriers, but Frontier and CenturyLink in particular are under a bigger threat.
Just about everyone across the nation knows about the big historical fight between AT&T and Verizon for dominance in the telecom industry, as the two massive telecom providers have extensive wireless networks and a host of related services they've deployed in an effort to grab as much market share as possible in the lucrative U.S. market.
On that score, smaller players like Frontier Communications and CenturyLink don't really pose a big competitive threat to Verizon and AT&T, but they do have ambitious plans of their own to try to tap into some of the more profitable niches in the telecom arena.