Browse Archives or

Elected officials, communities blast Verizon for failing FiOS buildout

In public hearings convened by the New York Public Service Commission across the state, elected officials and community leaders sent a clear message: Verizon is leaving our communities behind. Read More »

Thousands of Verizon Workers Rally for Fair Contract

The rallies come after Verizon, which makes $1 billion in profits every month, has refused to bargain constructively with its 39,000 employees over the terms of its contract, continuing to insist on the ability to outsource more jobs, increase health care costs by thousands of dollars a person and slash retirement security. Verizon also refuses to build the FiOS network throughout New York while abandoning proper maintenance on the traditional telephone network. Read More »

Following DirecTV merger, AT&T expects growth in wireless video, broadband

The company is taking an integrated approach to changes in the video marketplace. In a recent statement to its investors, AT&T outlined its plans and expectations for broadband expansion over the next three years. Read More »

Lawmakers seek accountability for T-Mobileís repeated labor law violations

A group of twenty lawmakers sent a letter to the CEO of T-Mobileís parent company, Deutsche Telekom, asking the German company to address T-Mobileís repeated labor law violations. Read More »

Windstream accepts $175 million in Connect America funding

The money will help the carrier expand broadband service to more than 800,000 rural customers across 17 states. Read More »

FCC denies T-Mobile request to limit spectrum, approves new auction procedures

The auction rules carefully balance multiple congressional objectives to encourage broadcaster participation, maximize auction revenue, conduct a fair and open auction, and promote competition. Read More »

Internet companies increase low-cost broadband programs. But thereís more to do.

Private sector initiatives like Comcastís Internet Essentials and AT&Tís commitment to offer affordable options are steps in the right direction to reduce the economic barriers to broadband access. But less than half of households in the lowest-income quintile have Internet at home. Read More »

CWA, Frontier Communications reach agreement

CWA Districts 9 and 6 reached agreements with Frontier Communications to extend current collective bargaining agreements and add more than 200 new union jobs in California, Texas, and Missouri. Frontier also committed to a 100% U.S.-based workforce. Read More »

Google Express workers seek union

More than 140 warehouse and shipping workers have asked the Teamsters to represent them in negotiations for better wages, safer working conditions, and fairer employment agreements. Read More »

CWA and IBEW leaders announce plan to stay on job, continue fight for fair contract

Verizon refuses to build out FiOS to many underserved communities up and down the East Coast, and has abandoned upkeep of the traditional landline network, leading to extensive service problems for consumers. In these negotiations, the union membersí interest is linked directly to the public interest, since our jobs involve maintaining quality service on traditional landlines and building and servicing Verizonís state of the art FiOS broadband network. Read More »

Page 7 of 208 pages « First  <  5 6 7 8 9 >  Last »