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Internet Becoming a Requirement for Prosperity in the Global Economy

The world's top economies are increasingly dependent on the Internet, according to a new report by the McKinsey Global Institute. Read More »

Broadband is Critical to Tennessee’s Economic Growth

A new report by Connected Tennessee, a branch of Connected Nation and Speed Matters partner, reveals that high-speed Internet connections are increasingly critical to business growth across the state. Read More »

Why Millions of Americans Support the AT&T/T­Mobile Merger

From the entirety of the United States Labor Movement to a broad range of individuals and constituent organizations representing tens of millions of Americans, the proposed AT&T merger with T-Mobile presents a real chance to strengthen workers' voices and provide new access to next generation technology. Read More »

Sierra Club Expresses Optimism for AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

In a letter to members of Congress, the FCC, and the Department of Justice, the Sierra Club, one of the oldest grassroots environmental organizations in the country, expressed support for increased broadband deployment under a post-merger AT&T. Read More »

CWA: AT&T/T-Mobile Merger Will Create as Many as 96,000 Quality Jobs

The merger of AT&T and T-Mobile will create as many as 96,000 new, quality jobs, accelerate broadband build out, and improve wireless communications and innovation, the Communications Workers of America said today in a filing submitted to the Federal Communications Commission. Read More »

FCC Announces ‘Get Connected’ Campaign for Older Adults

Speaking at a Project GOAL (Getting Older Adults on Line) breakfast, FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn announced the creation of a National Digital Literacy Corps initiative to help bring our seniors online. Read More »

46 Percent of US Households Fall Below National Broadband Goals

A new report from Connected Nation found that average broadband speed in about one third of all U.S. counties does not meet the broadband goals set by the National Broadband Plan. Read More »

Expert Opinion: A Stand-Alone T-Mobile Isn’t an Option for the Future.

Let's start with the facts. A stand-alone T-Mobile is not an option for the future. German parent company Deutsche Telekom had announced that it was seeking a deal and had considered a speculative offer, Sprint and AT&T for the sale. Read More »

SEIU and Mine Workers Add Support For AT&T And T-Mobile Merger

The planned merger of AT&T and T-Mobile has received a wave of support from labor organizations across the country. The SEIU and United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) headline a list of national labor organizations backing the merger, which would provide more than 20,000 T-Mobile employees the opportunity to select union representation free from management interference. Read More »

CWA Tells FCC to Act Quickly to Reform Universal Service Fund

A public forum in Lincoln, Neb., gave local leaders an opportunity to press the Federal Communications Commission to move forward on high-speed broadband. Read More »

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