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The filing documents the further deterioration of Verizon’s copper network and the impact on service and safety for customers, workers, and the public.
Legislation like this is vital to reduce the huge costs of building broadband infrastructure to rural communities, closing the digital divide, and fostering digital equality.
Verizon announced in July that it would buy Yahoo’s online business for $4.8 billion, but now the deal is complicated by Yahoo’s announcement that 500 million user accounts were compromised in 2014.
There is still room for improvement in the technology sector, and the landscape is changing due to a rapidly aging population with declining hearing, vision, and cognition.
One Touch Make Ready may seem like a reasonable step to facilitate deployment of competitive networks, but it raises serious questions about customer service, worker safety, and contract negotiations.