Spectra Communications Group
|Type||Private company (Subsidiary of CenturyLink)|
|Headquarters||Atlanta, GA, US|
|Products||Local telephone service|
The company was established in 1999 upon Spectra's purchase of 170 GTE Midwest exchanges from GTE. The company was formed by Atlanta, Georgia-based Spectronics Corporation which became the first African-American owned company to control a US telecommunications company. CenturyTel had a significant investment in the telephone company, which it now owns.