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FairPoint accepts $37.4 million per year in Connect America funding

The money will help the carrier expand 10/1 Mbps broadband service to 105,000 locations in 14 states over the next six years. Read More »

Should Facebook pay its users?

Although Facebook currently uses users’ data for targeted advertising, the company is predicting that in an increasingly digital world users’ personal information is valuable in itself. Given Facebook’s high market cap, Wall Street seems to be betting on it. Read More »

Study: 360,000 new broadband subscriptions in 2Q 2015

A Leichtman Research Group study found that in the second quarter of 2015 the country’s largest cable and telephone companies added 360,000 new high-speed Internet subscriptions. The total broadband subscriptions is now almost 88.9 million. Read More »

FCC denies DISH’s auction scam

The agency's decision to deny the company $3.3 billion in small business credits that it won by manipulating FCC rules was the right one. It’s a step toward ensuring fair, diverse, and competitive spectrum auctions in the future. Read More »

Frontier commits to “aggressive” broadband buildout

The company plans to bring high-speed Internet to 750,000 additional households over the next five years, an expansion that would increase Frontier’s broadband deployment by more than 50 percent. Read More »

Elected officials, communities blast Verizon for failing FiOS buildout

In public hearings convened by the New York Public Service Commission across the state, elected officials and community leaders sent a clear message: Verizon is leaving our communities behind. Read More »

Thousands of Verizon Workers Rally for Fair Contract

The rallies come after Verizon, which makes $1 billion in profits every month, has refused to bargain constructively with its 39,000 employees over the terms of its contract, continuing to insist on the ability to outsource more jobs, increase health care costs by thousands of dollars a person and slash retirement security. Verizon also refuses to build the FiOS network throughout New York while abandoning proper maintenance on the traditional telephone network. Read More »

Following DirecTV merger, AT&T expects growth in wireless video, broadband

The company is taking an integrated approach to changes in the video marketplace. In a recent statement to its investors, AT&T outlined its plans and expectations for broadband expansion over the next three years. Read More »

Lawmakers seek accountability for T-Mobile’s repeated labor law violations

A group of twenty lawmakers sent a letter to the CEO of T-Mobile’s parent company, Deutsche Telekom, asking the German company to address T-Mobile’s repeated labor law violations. Read More »

Windstream accepts $175 million in Connect America funding

The money will help the carrier expand broadband service to more than 800,000 rural customers across 17 states. Read More »

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