Frontera Telecommunications, Inc.
DBA FRONTERA TELECOM
Frontera Telecom's sister company, Border to Border Communications, Inc. has been a long term Local Exchange Carrier in Zapata County. For the past 13 years Border to Border has been fortunate to provide telephone service to the rural residents of Zapata County. We have realized the lack of " Big City " technology available to our South Texas community. Well, we are here to say that Frontera Telecom and Border to Border Communications are making an investment in Zapata County 's future with " Big City " Technology!
Frontera Telecom will be turning up Wireless High Speed Internet services to the residents of Zapata. Following the Phase One initial service roll out, Frontera will be looking to expand the Wireless High Speed Internet Service coverage to other towns adjacent to Zapata, including San Ygnacio, Lopeno, Falcon and Falcon Heights.
Frontera Telecommunications, Inc. is owned by Curtis H. Hunt and Herman C. Roark. Initially after the company was formed Frontera Telecommunications started out only providing calling card services.
Frontera Telecommunications, Inc. received their Service Provider Certificate of Operating Authority (SPCOA) from the Public Utility Commission to provide facilities based, data and resale telecommunications services for the entire State of Texas on March 9 th , 2001.
Frontera Telecommunications, Inc. has also obtained certification as an Inter-exchange Carrier to provide long distance services and is currently working in conjunction with sister company TRC Telecom to provide switched access in certain Regional Bell Operating Company (RBOC) markets to serve some of the TRC Telecom wholesale customers.
This strategic move into the Wireless Internet Service is a continued corporate commitment to serve the residents of rural America with highly reliable, superior quality and advanced voice and data services.
Frontera Telecommunications Sister Companies
TRC Engineering Services, Inc . (TRC), established in 1985, is a telecommunications consulting firm helping rural telephone companies and cooperatives with design, outside plant construction, and central office equipment. TRC operates within the State of Texas and is owned by Curtis H. Hunt and Herman C. Roark, Jr.
Border to Border Communications, Inc., established in 1991, is an Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier and holds Certificate of Convenience and Necessity #40098. Its service area covers approximately 850 square miles in Zapata County , TX , which was a previously unserved area for local wireline telecommunication service. Border currently has 100+ access lines, operates within the State of Texas and is owned by Curtis H. Hunt and Herman C. Roark, Jr. Border to Border Communications is in the process of a major plant upgrade in their service area that will provide the latest in technology by deployment of a Fiber to the Premise (FTTP) network throughout the Border to Border Communications service area.
TRC Telecom, Inc. established in 1999, is a prepaid and postpaid wholesale long distance company providing switching services to local exchange carriers, CLEC's and Wireless Carriers. TRC Telecom is proud to provide wholesale long distance services, calling cards and 800 services to a number of the member companies of the Texas Lone Star Network (TLSN). TRC Telecom currently operates two (2) Class 4 tandem switches located in Dallas, Texas and is scheduled to install a third tandem switch in Oklahoma City during the 2 nd Quarter of 2004.