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CWA-represented telco in rural Minn. wins Leading Lights’ “Most Innovative” award

A Minn. telco represented by CWA won an award for its GigaZone project, an initiative to bring high-speed Internet to 5,000 square miles of rural Minnesota. Read More »

Consumer, civil rights, labor organizations urge FCC to protect customers in IP Transition

Twenty-nine consumer organizations signed a letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler urging the agency to establish clear rules to protect customers as communications companies phase out their traditional copper wire service. Read More »

CWA urges FCC to address Verizon abuses

In meetings with the FCC, CWA urged the agency to move forward quickly to update its rules to protect consumers during this period of transition from copper to fiber networks -- and to prevent a repeat of Verizon's controversy following Hurricane Sandy. Read More »

Verizon acquires AOL

Verizon's $4.4 billion takeover of AOL is complete. The deal is yet another sign that wireless video streaming is the wave of the future, and that Verizon wants to be at the forefront in this sector. Read More »

CWA praises FCC for moving Lifeline update forward

The union praised the outcome of an FCC vote, which moves forward the rule-changing process to expand the Lifeline program to include broadband. Read More »

T-Mobile owes customers $90 million for cramming charges

The carrier was charging customers for messages they didn't want, hiding charges with vague language, and taking a cut. Read More »

FCC empowers consumers to stop robocalls

The FCC is closing loopholes and strengthening consumer protections against unwanted calls and texts. Read More »

Frontier accepts $283 million in Connect America funding

The money will help the carrier expand broadband service to more than 1.3 million rural customers across 28 states. Read More »

Time Warner Cable first to earn Open Internet complaint

Well, that was fast. Less than a week after the FCC's Open Internet rules took effect, a San Diego-based company said it would file a complaint against the cable company for charging unreasonable rates. Read More »

Verizon breaks promise to deliver FiOS to NYC

Verizon broke its promise to bring FiOS to NYC by 2014, again failing to deliver promised services. Read More »

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