“Frontier Communications(s ftr) is selling text message plans. That wouldn’t be a very interesting development if Frontier were a mobile carrier. But Frontier is the landline telephone and broadband provider for rural and small communities in 27 states, and the SMS services it is selling are linked to traditional wireline phones.”

Read more from Gigaom.

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