And what we're about to expose is that the FCC's rules have run amok. Combined with a failure of the FCC and state commissions
CWA's filing states: And 'lowering rates' is NOT going to bring more wireline fiber optic broadband, especially since the
Verizon's Wireline Networks Diverted Billions for Wireless Deployments Instead of Wiring Municipalities, and Charged Phone Customers for It.
In 2015, DSLReports summed up the current situation based on recent calls for broadband deployment in cities across the East
This is an excerpt from the 2015 Verizon New York annual report filed with the NY State Public Service Commission. Neither
AT&T and Verizon's Wireline and Wireless Cross-Subsidies Harm Competition and Every Communications Service You Use
Let me explain why all of your communications rates keep going up or why there are 'data caps' imposed, and why many customers have overcharges on wireless.
Verizon, AT&T and CenturyLink control and have a monopoly over the state-based utility wires. State by state they had an obligation to not only maintain but to upgrade the states' critical infrastructure. They failed.
An ugly pattern has emerged: Phone, cable, broadband, ISP, and wireless companies, their industry associations, not to mention compromised consumer as well as astroturf groups have been on the FCC Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC) over the last decade+.
Will the FCC Stop Verizon & AT&T's Manipulation of Financial Accounting & Special Access (BDS) Overcharges?
"We found that the majority of expenses were diverted to 'Local Service', while the Verizon affiliate companies were able
Special Access is $60+ Billion in Annual Revenues; Overcharging of Local Phone Customers is Over $121+ Billion from Cross-Subsidies for Just 5 Years*
We estimate that in 2014, special access regulated revenues was $31.6 billion. (This is from "It's All Interconnected", published
How many actual copper lines, much less fiber optic access lines are in service in America today? AT&T, Verizon and CenturyLink claim that they are 'losing copper lines' and use this to drive public policy decisions to 'shut off the copper', raise rates or not maintain the copper networks.