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

There is an epidemic failure within the telecommunications, internet, broadband, wireless, Digital Divide world to understand what has been really happening. The Government has been asking all the wrong questions and the phone and cable companies used this to not upgrade America and overcharge us, multiple times.

The NTIA has been tasked with giving out over $50 billion dollars in the name of broadband and closing the Digital Divide.

  • The Government must create an investigative enforcement unit to halt the AT&T et al. massive cross-subsidies still underway in 2022.— Get the Money Back.
  • There must be No spotty wireless or satellite broadband substitutes for universal, symmetrical wireline fiber to the premises infrastructure. — Get the Money Back.
  • Not one cent should be given out to the incumbent phone and cable companies (or their subsidiaries or affiliates) until the audits are done and the cross-subsidies redirected to upgrade the state telecom utility.
  • America is based on state telecommunications public utilities — and
  • These include the fiber optic wires of FIOS or what was used for U-Verse as part of this utility.
  • There is a massive cross-subsidy scheme in place where the construction budgets to upgrade that state was diverted, illegally, to fund the wireless build outs.
  • The corporate expenses were dumped into the utility to make it look unprofitable.



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Bruce Kushnick

Bruce Kushnick


New Networks Institute,Executive Director, & Founding Member, IRREGULATORS; Telecom analyst for 40 years, and I have been playing the piano for 65 years.