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Former Chair of FCC National Broadband Initiative Sees Universal Broadband for $10 Billion

According to Blair Levin, providing broadband to nearly all unserved homes can be done at a cost of $10 billion. The former FCC "Broadband Expert," Levin's cost estimate for universal connectivity is lower than the FCC's official price tag of $32.4 billion. Read More »

MMTC: Statement on Rep. Waxman’s Proposed Open Internet Legislation

David Honig, President and Executive Director of Minority Media and Telecommunications Council released a statement on Representative Henry Waxman's proposed net neutrality legislation:. Read More »

Rep. Boucher’s statement on net neutrality

Representative Rick Boucher released a statement on Wednesday, September 29 expressing his disappointment with the failure to pass Net Neutrality Legislation. Read More »

Chairman Waxman’s statement on net neutrality

Congressmen Henry Waxman, Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, made a statement on Wednesday, September 29 about the failure of Net Neutrality Legislation to make it out of his committee. Read More »

A Statement on Net Neutrality

Democrats and Republicans are getting an earful as they go home to face angry constituents frustrated with the partisan games and gridlock in Washington, DC. We are deeply disappointed that the Open Internet Act of 2010 was yet another casualty in this partisan war. Chairman Waxman and Boucher worked diligently on this legislation to ensure an open Internet and a decisive resolution to the debate around net neutrality. He should be congratulated, and this should be among the first pieces of legislation that is taken up when Congress returns after the November election. Read More »

CWA: Waxman/Boucher Approach Right Way to Move Broadband Build Out Forward

The Communications Workers of America sees the proposal by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman and Representative Rick Boucher (D-Va.) to clarify the FCC’s authority to safeguard an open Internet as resolution to a national challenge. Read More »

Digital Disability Access Bill Passes Senate

The Senate unanimously passed S. 3304, the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act on September 23. The legislation updates the 1996 Telecommunications Act and brings disability accessibility mandates into the 21st century. Read More »

A New Voice on Broadband and Social Justice

Introducing: Broadband & Social Justice, a new blog that highlights the intersection of broadband access as a basic human right. Broadband is an engine for economic growth, civic engagement, and a better way of life — and in increasingly a social justice issue. Read More »

FCC Opening the E-Rate to “Dark Fiber” Raises Concerns

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), on September 23, announced new rules for its highly successful E-rate program. The E-rate provides subsidies to schools and libraries for Internet connections. Read More »

Hill Event Shows Labor and Civil Rights Groups Agree on Policies to Protect an Open Internet

The Congressional Black Caucus Institute along with the Communications Workers of America hosted a broadband forum on Capitol Hill on September 14 to discuss policies to expand broadband deployment and adoption and how to move forward to protect an open Internet. View CWA President Larry Cohen's remarks and take action to support an open internet. Read More »

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