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Financialization in telecom

The normal role for finance in the economy is to facilitate trade and production efficiently. Through these transactions profits are generated. However, due to dysfunctional factors, it can become more profitable to use financial methods to generate profits without trade … Continue reading

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Recommendations to the FCC for the path forward

The FCC Chairman, Tom Wheeler, wrote accurately in his blog, “the idea of net neutrality (or the Open Internet) has been discussed for a decade with no lasting results.” The stalemate is the result of an attempt to solve technology … Continue reading

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What is strange about the telecom industry?

The FCC has unanimously voted to allow AT&T to conduct trials to turn off the phone network. It must be puzzling, at least to those who are unfamiliar with telecom industry inner workings. In normal markets, you hardly ever have … Continue reading

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Net neutrality: issues and solution

As expected, FCC’s Net Neutrality rules have been struck down by the court. The reason is FCC’s position is self-contradictory. 2002 FCC rule classified broadband/Internet as an information service, and outside the purview of FCC regulations. But 2010 FCC Net … Continue reading

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