Dear Donald Trump, Elizabeth Warren, FCC Ajit Pai, Mike Doyle, Et Al: Follow the Money to Solve the Digital Divide.

  • Verizon was created by the mergers of Bell Atlantic and GTE, (with the help of William Barr, the current US Attorney General and former Vice President and General Counsel of GTE, then Verizon, starting in 1994, for 14 years.)

“Broadband internet access scarce in Pennsylvania rural areas.”

NYNEX: Massachusetts and New York

  • New York
  • Without the deployment of advanced services and capabilities rural areas may be less attractive to information incentive businesses.”
  • “Rural America is following urban America into the information age, in which a wide variety of are critical factor of production to all businesses.”
  • “A significant opportunity exists to advance the public agenda for excellence in education through the adoption and expansion and availability of advanced telecommunications capabilities… the most rural areas…”
  • “Telecommunications could be especially useful in rural areas by helping organizations and communities to overcome barriers caused by inadequate information and distance to markets.”



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bruce kushnick

bruce kushnick

New Networks Institute,Executive Director, & Founding Member, IRREGULATORS; Telecom analyst for 38 years, and I have been playing the piano for 63 years.