The Government and America have been Punked by AT&T, Verizon, et al.

“There is an epidemic failure within the game to understand what is really happening. This leaves people who run major league baseball team to misjudge their players to mismanage their teams — -baseball is medieval; they are asking all of the wrong questions.”

“With its new programs authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), NTIA will oversee broadband funding efforts, providing more than $50 billion to bring affordable, universal broadband to communities across America.”

Facilitate Interagency, State, Tribal, and Private Sector Coordination OICG collaborates with stakeholders across federal agencies, states, tribes, and industry to work toward the collective goal of closing the digital divide. Through these efforts, OICG enhances coordination among federal and state broadband programs, provides support and expertise, and convenes leaders working to advance broadband in communities across the United States.”

“LEVERAGE DATA FOR DECISION MAKING Build tools to inform targeted investment decisions at the federal, state, and local levels Develop capabilities to deepen stakeholder understanding of the digital divide.”

“…low income and residential customers have paid for the fiber-optic lines every month but have not yet benefited.”

“Bell Atlantic-New Jersey has over-earned, underspent and inequitably deployed advanced telecommunications technology to business customers, while largely neglecting schools and libraries, low-income and residential ratepayers and consumers in Urban Enterprise Zones as well as urban and rural areas.”

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store