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CWA petitions PA Public Utility Commission to investigate, fine Verizon for dangerous conditions

Verizon’s systemic neglect of telephone infrastructure leads to broken poles, sagging cables, ungrounded conduit, and abandoned equipment that pose hazards to public safety. Read More »

CWA to FCC: protect good jobs, networks, consumers during IP transition

CWA supports the FCC's proposal to adopt clear criteria to evaluate a telecom carrier’s request to discontinue, reduce, or impair service. Read More »

Verizon won’t bring FiOS to Boston

Boston wants FiOS, but Verizon told the City Council last week that it had no intention of building out its all-fiber service to the city. Read More »

Google’s Fiber deployment: “slow and limited”

A new study from Bernstein Research estimates Google Fiber’s total paid subscriptions between 100,000 and 120,000. Read More »

Broadband improves medical care

Telecom industry analyst shares his personal medical experience to help explain the many ways broadband access can improve medical care. Read More »

Digital reporter speaks out on why she unionized

In new video, Guardian US reporter explains why her digital newsroom joined the NewsGuild-CWA Read More »

Senators urge FCC to reform inmate calling rates

Fifteen U.S. Senators wrote a letter to the FCC applauding the agency’s proposal to reform inmate calling rates, and encouraged the FCC to move forward quickly. Read More »

Consumers, elected officials, union members call on Verizon to stop stalling at NYC Council hearing

Pressure grows on Verizon as NYC Council examines Verizon’s broken promise to build-out high-speed FiOS network. Read More »

FCC: Prison phone rates must be “just, reasonable, and fair”

The FCC will consider an item at its October meeting that will reform inmate calling services. The reforms, if approved, will apply to all types of calls – local, long distance, and international – and establish caps on all inmate calling rates. Read More »

Al Jazeera America digital journalists vote overwhelmingly to join the NewsGuild of NY

Management contests rights of nine journalists to join union; NewsGuild vows to defend them. Read More »

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