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The Bedford Report

September 30, 2011 08:16 ET

Frontier and AT&T Develop New Strategies -- Dividends Stay Strong

The Bedford Report Provides Equity Research on Frontier Communications and AT&T

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 30, 2011) - Companies throughout the Domestic Telecom industry are looking at new strategies now that more customers are dropping their land lines. The rise in popularity of mobile phones has motivated many of the sector's customers to eliminate often redundant land lines in their homes. Large telecom companies are also offering packages that bundle land lines along with other popular services. Revenues have so far remained stable -- or grown -- allowing these companies to maintain sizeable dividends. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Telecom sector and provides equity research on Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE: FTR) and AT&T, Inc. (NYSE: T). Access to the full company reports can be found at:

www.bedfordreport.com/FTR

www.bedfordreport.com/T

Before proceeding with mergers and acquisitions, telecom companies need approval from regulatory agencies. Presently, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is facing pressure from the National Telecommunications & Cable Association to make it easier for cable television companies and competitive telephone providers to merge.

Recently, the National Telecommunications & Cable Association asked the FCC to find that cross-ownership prohibitions contained in the Telecommunications Act of 1996 do not apply to cable operators and competitive local exchange carriers.

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Frontier Communications provides telecom services to rural areas in the United States. Traditional telephone companies such as Frontier are facing a challenge from cable companies for government funds to complete a broadband internet network to some remote areas currently without service. Frontier currently pays an annual dividend of 75 cents for a hefty yield of 11.8 percent.

AT&T pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share for a yield of around 6.1 percent. The company recently announced that it plans to launch three new 4G phones from Samsung and HTC.

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