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Verizon strike gains strength, support from presidential candidates and elected officials

Verizon workers are striking for more than a fair contract; they’re fighting to protect middle class jobs. Read More »

Lawmakers threaten Lifeline program

Republican lawmakers want to deny subsidies to eligible participants, undoing recent progress made to the Lifeline program and maintaining the digital divide. Read More »

CWA and IBEW set to go on strike at Verizon

Verizon made $39 billion in profits over the last three years — and $1.8 billion a month in profits over the first three months of 2016 — but the company is still insisting on givebacks that would devastate jobs. Read More »

FCC unveils broadband “nutrition labels”

Transparency will incent companies to compete with one another for informed customers by providing the best service at the best price. Read More »

Windstream launches gigabit service in four new markets

The launch will serve about 35,000 residential and small business customers in those markets. Read More »

Studies show Internet speeds, use increase

The United States ranked 16th globally for average broadband speed with 14.2 Mbps., and Internet use increased rapidly among African Americans, Hispanics, and Alaska Natives. Read More »

The broadcast incentive auction has begun

Certainly, wireless carriers need more spectrum to meet skyrocketing consumer demand. We’re all watching whether the FCC’s rules lead to a fair, transparent auction that allocates available spectrum to those carriers that value it most. Read More »

Frontier completes acquisition of Verizon property, adds more than 9,000 workers

While many corporate acquisitions result in job cuts, in this instance, Frontier will hire more than 200 additional workers to improve service. Frontier’s workforce is 100 percent based in the United States. Read More »

CWA: FCC Action to Modernize Lifeline is First Step to Closing the Digital Divide

“This subsidy is an important step toward ensuring that all Americans can share in the benefits that broadband access provides,” said CWA President Chris Shelton. Read More »

Netflix slows down customers’ video without permission for more than five years

Somehow Netflix -- a vocal advocate of full transparency on the Internet -- thinks it doesn’t have to follow those same rules. Read More »

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