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Sens. Kerry, Dorgan, and Wyden Support Chairman Genachowski’s “Principled Center” Actions

Three senior Democratic Senators, John Kerry, Byron Dorgan and Ron Wyden wrote a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, encouraging him to act quickly to ensure that the Internet will remain an open network. Read More »

Broadband Indispensable Among U.S. Businesses

Broadband access has become an essential prerequisite for businesses of all sizes in the United States, connecting businesses with product suppliers, market research, and online advertising. Read More »

CWA: FCC Chairman’s Initiative on Open Internet Will Jumpstart Broadband Buildout

The Communications Workers of America supports Chairman Genachowski’s initiative to sustain open Internet principles and create the stable conditions necessary for critical investment and quality job creation in broadband networks. Read More »

States Should Embrace Broadband in Digital Economy

A broadband-fueled digital economy is critical to US innovation and sustained economic competitiveness, according to the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a Speed Matters Partner. Read More »

Low-Income Families Still Behind in Broadband Gap

A new survey by the Pew Research Center Internet & American Life Project reveals a persistent and troubling digital divide based on income. Read More »

Senator Sanders Challenges Comcast-NBCU Merger

Weighing in on the Comcast-NBCU merger, Senator Bernie Sanders joined the growing opposition to the "potentially disastrous" deal with a stern rebuke. Read More »

Digital Divide Creates Barriers to Education Online

The principal recommendations of a new report by the U.S. Distance Learning Association (USDLA) include expanding broadband use and adoption, developing web-friendly education policies and enabling greater use of online education. Many American families are being left on the wrong side of the digital divide and getting put at an educational disadvantage. Read More »

Broadband is Cornerstone to Improved Health IT

For millions of Americans who live in rural areas that are far from good hospitals or individuals in underserved communities, broadband access could provide better, faster, and less expensive health care. Read More »

Senator Franken Calls for Antitrust Investigation of Comcast

Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) has called for an investigation into Comcast for exerting control of NBC before the government has completed its antitrust review. Read More »

CWA Supports The Local Community Radio Act

Low-power FM radio has the potential to bring thousands of local voices to the airwaves across America, but legislation that would lower radio restrictions is currently being stalled in the Senate. The Communications Workers of America joined a coalition urging the Senate to pass the Local Community Radio Act. Read More »

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