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Frontier commits to “aggressive” broadband buildout

The company plans to bring high-speed Internet to 750,000 additional households over the next five years, an expansion that would increase Frontier’s broadband deployment by more than 50 percent. 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 »

Silicon Valley diversity lags behind the rest of the telecom industry

Despite claiming a commitment to diversity, the tech sector continues to be less diverse than other sectors of the telecommunications industry, such as wireline and wireless communications. Read More »

AT&T, Comcast expand gigabit Internet services

AT&T and Comcast are launching gigabit services in cities across the country. Read More »

Silicon Valley Rising

Silicon Valley Rising is a new California coalition of labor and community groups that aims to “raise wages, create affordable housing and build a tech economy that works for everyone.” Read More »

Facebook drivers vote union, get wage raise, benefits

Last week, Silicon Valley Facebook drivers approved a contract with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, raising wages and adding vacation, sick leave and family healthcare. Read More »

California Comcast-Time Warner merger review seeks strong consumer protections

Last week, in his review of the proposed Comcast/Time Warner merger, California Public Utilities Commission Judge Karl Bemesderfer recommended strong conditions to protect consumers. Read More »

NLRB Decision on Email Protects Workers’ Right to Organize in 21st Century Workplace

The National Labor Relations Board ruled that workers have the right to use their work email accounts during non-work hours to discuss workplace issues. Read More »

Comcast sued for turning home routers into public Wi-Fi

A California duo are at the center of a federal class-action suit against Comcast for using their home router as a public hotspot, thereby “exploiting them for profit. ” Read More »

For Bay Area non-rich, high tech raises home costs, lowers wages

In high-tech San Francisco low-income people are being forced out as housing costs rise at 20 percent a year and the average 2013 monthly rent was $3,396. Read More »

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