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FCC Passes Net Neutrality Rules

On December 21, 2010, the Federal Communications Commission passed new Net Neutrality rules to enable "customer choice, freedom of expression, user control, competition, and the freedom to innovate." Read More »

Genachowski Credits CWA Support for FCC’s Open Internet Rules

In announcing the FCC's Open Internet rules, Chairman Genachowski called the framework one that will protect the intrinsic openness of the web, while creating a place for investment and innovation to thrive. Read More »

Broadband is the Answer

Broadband deployment will create a stronger foundation for economic growth according to Charles Benton, Chairman of the Benton Foundation and Public Media Inc. Read More »

President Obama Congratulates FCC on Net Neutrality

Today, the FCC voted to pass a Net Neutrality framework developed by Rep. Henry Waxman and proposed by Chairman Julius Genachowski. President Barack Obama released a statement in support of the FCC’s decision. Read More »

Broadband Critical to Economic Growth in America

The recession has hit Americans hard over the past year. With unemployment hovering around 10 percent, and higher for Hispanics and African Americans, much still needs to be done to revitalize the economy and bridge the employment gap. Read More »

CWA: FCC Vote Moves U.S. Forward on Broadband

The Communications Workers of America applauds the decision by the Federal Communications Commission approving Chairman Genachowski's initiative to adopt open Internet rules and create the stable conditions necessary for critical investment and quality job creation in broadband networks. Read More »

John Kerry Joins Growing Challenge to Comcast-NBCU Merger

Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.), Chairman of the Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet, urged the FCC to ensure that consumers are protected as it reviews the Comcast-NBCU merger deal. Sen. Kerry's letter joins the voices of other legislators, consumer advocacy groups, and public interest organizations, who have similarly called for conditions to be placed on the new company. Read More »

Why Speed Matters, FCC Chairman Genachowski on Broadband Report

Speaking at the release event for the fourth annual Communications Workers of America Speed Matters "Report on Internet Speeds in all 50 States", FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski highlighted the role of the report in bringing awareness to critical broadband issues and praised the role of the CWA in highlighting these issues. Read More »

Consensus Today, Broadband for All Tomorrow

CWA President Larry Cohen and National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial co-authored this op-ed about the critical need for high speed broadband buildout. Read More »

Sierra Club Chairman, Carl Pope: Speed Matters

This isn't a post about the United States Senate. It's about America's failure to keep up with the rest of the world in creating a high-speed broadband infrastructure. Working with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the NAACP, the Sierra Club has been trying to encourage American communities to catch up. Read More »

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