Author: Crystal Lori-Ann Winkelman

Brief Consumer Glossary of Terms

I have selected a few of the terms to help you get more familiar with understanding your bill and the fees you are paying. If there are any specific charges you would like to understand better that I…

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THE FLIP SIDE OF FUNDING: UNDERSTANDING YOUR SERVICE BILL AND THE FEES THAT YOU’RE PAYING AND WHAT THEY ARE FOR

WE HAVE COVERED FUNDING THE ADVANCEMENTS OF UPGRADING TELECOMMUNICATION CAPABILITIES; BUT WHAT ABOUT THE FUNDING FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE CONSUMER? HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHY SERVICE IS EXPENSIVE REGARDLESS OF WHAT COMPANY YOU SIGNUP WITH?

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Funding: The Ever On-Going Race To Keep Telecommunication Technologies Upgrade And The Struggles That Minimal Goverment Funding Adds To ISP Companies

Rehash of Discussion I could throw out a number of company names that just about anyone anywhere in the nation would recognize as a major telecommunications company; such as: AT&T, Verizon, Cox Communications, Frontier, CenturyLink, and so on. …

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The History of Funding Progress in the Telecommunications Industry Series Part II: Funding Telecommunication Advances

Refresher Overview In the previous article we touched on some of the initial programs that both worked towards creating and protecting protocols on behalf of consumer interests as well as ones that funded the first progressive steps throughout…

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The History of Funding Progress in the Telecommunications Industry

Progress in the Telecommunications Industry

Universal Service Fund Reports Over Seven Billion Dollars Disbursed And Yet America Remains Ninth In Telecommunications Rankings Worldwide   Congress has allocated billions of dollars throughout the past two and a half decades for funding the upgrades and…

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The Conclusion of the First Electrum Internet Series Focusing on “The FCC and Congress: From Plans to Fruition”

What plans are in place to bring the purposed upgrades Nationwide to fruition. In the final article for this series we’re going to delve deep into the measures that Congress is working on. Measures geared towards ensuring that…

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FCC and Congress to Upgrade Internet Speed In America: Meeting The Needs of Today

Recap We left off last week with bridging the gap from the creation of the internet and utilization of it being strictly for the government to the release of the internet to the public. We also addressed the…

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FCC and Congress to Upgrade Internet Speed in America: Bridging The Gap Between The Past And The Present

From 1994 to 1996 many changes and advancements were made that altered the way the internet would be utilized as well as to how far reaching it would be. The accessibility that would come was yet to be…

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FCC and Congress to Upgrade Internet Speeds in America: Bridging the Gap

You have to first know where something started and where it has been in order to know where it is going. A brief overview of the inception and early history of the internet. I’ve discussed the history of…

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The Enormity of the Plan that the FCC and Congress have to Upgrade Internet Speed In America

Recap of Last Week We left off last week with briefly touching on just how enormous of an undertaking Congress is taking on. This undertaking is to ensure that the FCC is providing the most current advanced technological…

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