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How Verizon and AT&T Control Communications by Manipulating 'Special Access' -- Is Special Access Really $60 Billion in the US?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 09.05.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Sweetheart Deals: The Wireless Company Collusive Ties with the Special Access Wires. Part IX in the series based on the new report "It's All Intercon...

'Special Excess': The Secret Broadband, Internet, Cable, Wireless and Phone Networks

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Forget about the NSA and the phone networks. There's another secret network you should know about. I call it "special excess," though it's known in the telecom industry as "special access." You won't hear about these secret wires.

City Blankets New Spot With Free Wi-Fi

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco

The long-promised dream of a blanket of free Wi-Fi covering San Francisco will soon become a reality--at least for a small portion of the city. Sta...

How To Lose Half A $1 Billion On A Phone Service

Silicon Alley Insider | Dan Frommer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Helio, the cash-burning "virtual" wireless carrier co-owned by EarthLink and SK Telecom, saw losses soar last year -- but sales grew faster. Helio lo...