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Washington Post editorialist slams Comcast-Time Warner deal

“Can we block a merger just because the two companies involved are jerks?” asked Washington Post editorial writer Catherine Rampell. Read More »

NABET-CWA Commends FCC Vote to Strengthen Television Ownership Rules

The National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians-CWA commended the FCC vote to curb abuses by TV broadcasters who evade ownership rules designed to preserve localism, diversity, and competition. Read More »

Sprint May Owe $4.5 Million To Laid Off Call Center Workers

According to CWA, Sprint did not meet its requirements to give workers 60 days’ notice before terminating their jobs on March 25, or the 90 days’ notice required in New York. Read More »

Critique from the man who wrote our national broadband plan

One of the principal architects of the National Broadband Plan – Blair Levin – said of the constantly changing blueprint, “This plan is in beta and always will be.” Read More »

Can cable companies drop any further in public esteem?

A month after announcing their merger, Comcast and Time Warner languish in the public's esteem, or as a repeated headline puts it, “Comcast Joins Time Warner Cable in Consumer Reports Doghouse.” Read More »

Comcast usually gets its way with states and cities

"From New York to Illinois, Comcast... has maintained a powerful, experienced army of local lobbyists and trade groups," Politico said recently. Read More »

Not enough competition for high-speed broadband and video

A recent story in The Wall Street Journal shows the lack of high-speed broadband competition in the U.S., and how it would look if Comcast acquires Time Warner. Read More »

Sprint slashes customer service jobs since SoftBank deal

Since Masayoshi Son and SoftBank acquired Sprint in July 2013, Sprint has laid off more than 2,700 call center workers and 330 technical consultants, closed 150 customer phone repair locations and 55 retail stores. Read More »

Time Warner’s sell-out CEO to get $80 million

Time Warner CEO Robert Marcus began his job January 1, then sold the company to Comcast, for which he'll be receiving “a severance payment that amounts to more than $1 million a day for the six weeks he ran the company before agreeing to sell.” Read More »

Pennsylvania telephone deregulation bill is bad for seniors

Wayne Burton, president of the Pennsylvania Alliance for Retired Americans, condemns a pending state bill that would free Verizon from landline guarantees and cost controls. Read More »

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