Over the next few weeks there will be a series of articles about breaking up AT&T, Verizon and Comcast’s — the Communications Trust.
Over the last 25 years there has been a great deal of work done on this topic.
For those serious about this topic and want to learn more:
In 2009, Teletruth, New Networks Institute and the Internet Society of New York created an event to discuss what happened since the break up of the original AT&T in 1984. Known as “Divestiture”, the question was posed should there be a second
A Report was published, outlining what happened over this 25 years, including examining revenues, profits, construction, employees and other factors.
In 2009, New Networks Institute filed a report outlining the stated commitments of Verizon, AT&T and Qwest to upgrade their networks with fiber optic services. Customers paid over $340 billion dollars for these upgrades, which were never done.