Verizon's (VZ) alliance (I, II) with Comcast (CMCSA) and Time Warner (TWC) could spell trouble...

|About: Verizon Communications (VZ)|By:, SA News Editor

Verizon's (VZ) alliance (I, II) with Comcast (CMCSA) and Time Warner (TWC) could spell trouble for DSL providers such as AT&T (T), CenturyLink (CTL), and Frontier (FTR), argues Karl Bode. As it is, DSL is often at a competitive disadvantage to rival wireline broadband technologies, and now DSL providers may also have 4G LTE services to contend with.