An Alliance for Customer Rights
the local phone monopolies destroy the promise of broadband and strangle
the communications revolution.
- Are phone
and broadband services essential to your life?
your business depend on BellSouth, Verizon, SBC, or Qwest?
- Are you
angry that no one is fighting for your telecom and broadband rights?
a critical time for all phone customers. We all know that prices for local
services keep going up, customer service keeps getting worse, competition
is practically non-existent, and the promise of high-speed DSL has been
almost a nightmare.
laws are now being proposed by the Bell-funded politicians that will make
the current awful situation EVEN WORSE!
the regulators like the FCC or the state public utility commissions. They
are under-financed, understaffed, overburdened, and politically controlled
by the very companies they are supposed to regulate.
no consumer group has stepped forward to lead the fight against the incredibly
powerful Baby Bells.
is the first customer group with the expertise, breadth of support
- and commitment - to take on the Bells.
was founded by the New Networks
Institute, the nation's leading expert on the "breakup" of the
is a broad-based coalition of residential and business customers,
small businesses and large corporations, Internet Providers and telco
competitors - everyone who has been harmed by the Bell monopolies control
of the infrastructure.
of Advisors includes the leaders in the fight against the Bells.
They include business and residential customers; respected analysts, experts,
lawyers, and strategists; Internet Providers, Competitive Local Phone
companies, and equipment manufacturers.
was created because of the urgent need for immediate action:
Teletruth has launched a grassroots campaign to stop a horrendous
bill proposed by Representatives Billy Tauzin (R-LA) and John Dingell
(D-MI) that will harm all competition, and thus all phone customers.
BROADBAND BILL OF RIGHTS:
TeleTruth has proposed new legislation called the Broadband Bill of
Rights. We have a number of Senators and Representatives interested
in this revolutionary concept.
TeleTruth is signing up thousands of customers to 'co-sponsor' the Broadband
Bill of Rights.
TELETRUTH. Teletruth is our new telecom and broadband news service.
Teletruth supplies up-to-the-minute news, including hard-to- find stories
that the mass media has overlooked or suppressed for political reasons,
as well as exclusive interviews with industry insiders.
REPORTS ON CRITICAL TOPICS, Working with New Networks Institute,
TeleTruth receives critical data on Bell Overcharging, Phonebill Issues,
Competitor Problems, Failed Broadband Rollouts, and other important
FILINGS: (with NNI) Teletruth has numerous pro-customer regulatory
filings. For example, we have requested an investigation into $2.5 billion
dollars in "Vaporware" (missing equipment) charges in New York, and
have demanded a refund to customers. NNI has also filed regulatory actions
with the FCC, IRS and worked with laws firms to initiate Class Action
TeleTruth is offering our member companies a unique service -- a full
audit of their telecom expenses. Did you know that 50% of all audits
result in REFUNDS? TeleTruth is proud to announce this service is available
for small business to national corporations.
SURVEY OF TELCO COMPETITORS. NNI will continue to survey Internet
Providers and CLECs about the problems caused by the local Bell companies.
AND MEETINGS. TeleTruth's first "DSL Protest Summit" in 2001 received
national attention, and TeleTruth's is now planning a follow-up event
in New York in 2002.
has an ambitious agenda. If all telephone and broadband customers unite,
we can win. But we need your support. We urge you to do the following:
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you for your support. We have an enormous fight ahead of us, but united
our determination may prevail. The TeleTruth is on our side.