Bruce Kushnick Primer

Links to the Main Sections of this page: The Book Of Broken Promises   |   Ajit Pai’s Reasoning for Ending Net Neutrality is Bogus  |   MOYERS ON AMERICA: “The Net at Risk“ The Fix: Break Up Verizon and AT&T — Separate the Title-II regulated Wireline businessfrom the unregulated Wireless and Content Delivery businesses Hot off the Digital Press: Read Kushnick’s …

FCC-AT&T-Verizon-Comcast Plan to Screw America

By Bruce Kushnick | June 17, 2018 | Original article here. I was asked to summarize the current communications situation in light of the Net Neutrality decision (being refreshed until the next challenge), and the “ridiculously bad” AT&T-Time Warner merger going through  (decision here) — and what we should do about it. This current FCC has …

How AT&T, Comcast and Other Telecom Giants Won the Internet . . . Forever

What’s In Store for You Online? Higher Prices, Fewer Voices. By David Cay Johnston, DCReport Editor-in-Chief | June 14, 2018 | Original article here. Two major developments this week promise to change the way you access and use the internet, both for the worse. First, AT&T won approval Tuesday from a federal judge to purchase …

Time to Break Up Verizon, AT&T and CenturyLink

By Bruce Kushnick; New Networks Institute | June 10, 2018 | Original Medium article here. The Mergers that Created Verizon, AT&T and CenturyLink Were Failures AT&T= SBC, Southwestern Bell, Pacific Telesis, SNET, Ameritech, BellSouth and the original AT&T. Verizon = Bell Atlantic, NYNEX, GTE, Alltel, and MCI CenturyLink = US West turned into Qwest For …

New Networks Institute Files to Halt Proposed Verizon-NY Settlement

NNI and the IRREGULATORS Call for a Continuation of the Investigation April 27, 2018 by Bruce Kushnick; Original article here. What’s At Stake Billions in Cross-Subsidies: from the regulated State Wireline Telecom Utility to unregulated private Wireless companies Rampant customer overcharging Failure to upgrade cities’ Wireline infrastructure from copper to fiber optics Decades of questionable …

4G/5G Wireless Is the New Bait-and-Switch Scandal

Adapted from a 3/8/18 article by Bruce Kushnick, New Networks Institute The 4G/5G Close Proximity Microwave Radiation Antennas (‘CPMRA’) scheme is the latest in a long list of scandals by AT&T and Verizon to use the promise of a new technology to Eliminate regulations Kill off competition Raise rates This 4G/5G CPMRA scheme relies on …