Previously, Verizon has decided not to compete against rival carriers on a consistent basis.
Cities begged Google to have their 1Gbps service installed in their cities.
For years now, Verizon has largely stayed out of any meaningful price-battle.
C Spire’s Hu Meena claimed that wireless competition was set back.
AT&T objected to Amazon using HTC for a low-cost phone.
There is a disparity between a wired & wireless connection.
AT&T, Verizon, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision and Comcast love to yell and scream about needing a “level playing field” whenever the whiff of competition comes... into their areas.When citizens in Georgia were tired of having JUST 3 Mbps connections through AT&T DSL with no alternative, AT&T tried to ban competition by claiming that the “rules...
It sure does help your cause when you can bribe pay-off contribute money to politicians willing to help you eliminate competition. No, really, there are situations where politicians have... explicitly admitted to having broadband providers (who contribute heavily to the politician) write a bill that the politician then submits for law.
This week, Marsha Blackburn (R – Brentw...