Central Telephone Company of Texas
|Type||Private (Subsidiary of CenturyLink)|
|Products||Local Telephone Service|
Sprint Nextel (1992-2006)
Central Telephone Company of Texas is a telephone operating company owned by CenturyLink that provides local telephone service in Texas. The company serves communities in Texas such as Killeen, Copperas Cove, and Cranfills Gap.
The company was established in 1956 as a subsidiary of Centel. In 1992, Centel was acquired by Sprint, and Central of Texas began carrying business on under the Sprint name retained its corporate name.
In 2006, the company was spun-off into Embarq when Sprint Nextel spun off its local telephone operations.
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