digitaldividebydesign

THEY CREATED THE DIGITAL DIVIDE BY DESIGN                                                   

16 REPORTS & MULTIPLE FILINGS DOCUMENTING THE FINDINGS.

  • Did Verizon, AT&T, CenturyLink and the FCC deliberately and intentionally make the entire US state-based, telecommunications, wired utility networks appear unprofitable?
  • Did they overcharge America $½ trillion or more?
  • Did they create the Digital Divide and has been used to restructure the America’s communications policies to help these companies against the public interest?

NOTE: We have documented this “Digital Divide by Design” in 16 new research reports (to be released over the next month) and our recent FCC filings.

  • REPORT 1:  Did AT&T, Verizon, CenturyLink & the FCC Intentionally Make the Wired Utility Networks Look Unprofitable—Overcharging America at Least $½ Trillion? Did They Create the Digital Divide?
  • FILED WITH FCC SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
  • REPORT 2: Verizon New York 2017 Annual Report: An Analysis of Cross-Subsidies and Customer Overcharging
  • FILED WITH FCC SEPTEMBER 1, 2018, Docket 18-141, Docket 80-286
  • REPORT 3: FILED: Bell Access Line Accounting Manipulation 1984-2018
  • FILED WITH FCC SEPTEMBER 1, 2018, Docket 18-141,
  • REPORT 4: AT&T, CenturyLink & Verizon’s Motto: The Big Telco Cook Book for Fun and Profit of the Shareholders
  • REPORT 5. CEO to Investor Transcripts: The AT&T-Verizon-FCC Wireline Bait-and-Switch with Wireless: Because it Makes the Companies More Money.

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  • THE BIG FREEZE PROCEEDING:
  • FILING:  Comments filed in “The Big Freeze“– Docket 80-286,
  • FURTHER NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING, FCC 18-99
  • DESCRIPTION: AT&T et al., with the help of the FCC, created the Digital Divide by “freezing” a federal accounting formula to match the year 2000– 18 years ago. The FCC  wants to extend this “FREEZE’ until 2033– 15 more years.
  •  FILED WITH COMMENTS: REPORT 1:  Did AT&T, Verizon, CenturyLink & the FCC Intentionally Create the Digital Divide?
  • FILED AS REPLY COMMENTS: REPORT 2: Verizon New York 2017 Annual Report: An Analysis of Cross-Subsidies and Customer Overcharging
  • THE USTELECOM  PETITION FOR FORBEARANCE
  • REPORT 3: FILED AS COMMENTS:  Bell Access Line Accounting Manipulation 1984-2018
  • Description: Verizon, AT&T, CenturyLink, and their association, USTelecom, with the help of the FCC, have manipulated the basic accounting of access lines, and have removed or hidden 80% of all lines, including all Business Data Services, (special access) DSL, competitor lines, FiOS, U-Verse, all of the wires to the cell sites or wifi-hot spots, alarm circuits, and this has been done to reinforce a claim that the utility networks are unprofitable.
  • REPORT 2: Verizon New York 2017 Annual Report: An Analysis of Cross-Subsidies and Customer Overcharging
  • FILED WITH FCC SEPTEMBER 1, 2018, Docket 18-141, Docket 80-286
  • DESCRIPTION: Proves that the companies are regulated, that there is a utility and that it is hemorrhaging money because of the FCC

TO BE RELEASED SEPTEMBER, 2018

  • REPORT 6: The Book of Numbers
  • REPORT 7: The Book of Violations
  • REPORT 8: Wireline state utilities have been overcharged billions to fund the wireless network build outs.
  • REPORT 9: AT&T California state utility phone service went up 138% from 2008-2016. Ancillary services went up 60%-525%.
  • REPORT 10: Verizon New Jersey Local Service Increases, 1982-2014 — 440%
  • REPORT 11: Verizon New York Basic Phone Service Went Up Over 730% Since 1980. Since 2005, customers were Overcharged over $2,500.00 per line.
  • REPORT 12: NJ Ratepayer Advocate’s analysis of Verizon NJ’s failure to deploy fiber optics 1993-1997 and the harms of “Price Caps” and “Incentive” regulations.
  • REPORT 13: A Case Study: Verizon NJ Opportunity $15 Billion Failure
  • REPORT 14: Case Study: Verizon Massachusetts: A Broadband Failure
  • REPORT 15: Case Study: AT&T California’s Fiber Optic Failure
  • REPORT 16: The Verizon New York Settlement July, 2018

PREVIOUS REPORTS: FIXING TELECOM SERIES, 2010-2018

New Networks Institute and the IRREGULATORS – FCC and State Filings.

 

VERIZON NEW YORK: EXAMINING THE FINANCIAL SHELL GAME

REPORTS AND FILINGS, 2010-

 FIXING TELECOM REPORTS: 2015-