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Developing World Urged To Put Resources Into Internet

Delegates at the Internet Governance Forum in Nairobi are urged to increase economic growth by investing in Internet build out. Read More »

New CWA Report Challenges Critics of AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

New CWA report concludes AT&T/T-Mobile merger will build out broadband and improve service quality more than either company can do alone. Read More »

CenturyLink To Offer Low-Cost Internet Plus Training

Telecommunications provider CenturyLink has embarked on an aggressive campaign to add broadband subscribers by offering low rates and free classes. Read More »

Detroit, like other communities, needs fast, reliable broadband service

In an op-ed in the Detroit Free Press, Jamal Simmons urges passage of the AT&T/T-Mobile merger. Read More »

The Internet As Basic Necessity

College students and young professionals believe the Internet is as essential as food and water, says a new report. Read More »

The Other Side Of The Digital Divide Fights Back In Buffalo

The Don't Bypass Buffalo Coalition ramped up the fight for broadband equality in that New York State city. Read More »

Rural Health Technology Gets Financial Boost From U.S. Health and Human Services

"We need health information technology to bring our health care system into the 21st century," HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced in early September. "These funds will help safety net providers acquire state-of-the-art health information technology systems to ensure the delivery of quality care to some of the most remote areas of our country." Read More »

With CWA Participation, Wisconsin Region Plans Broadband Growth

Increasing and enhancing broadband development doesn't just take place in Washington. Take, for instance, the Wisconsin Region 9 (Milwaukee-Racine and vicinity) Broadband Planning Team, created by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, to "create an action plan to address gaps in broadband availability and improve the adoption of available broadband services." Read More »

Telemedicine Does Reduce Patient Travel

"A major benefit offered by telemedicine is the avoidance of travel, by patients, their carers and health care professionals," wrote the authors of a recent international study. Read More »

Poor and Minorities to Benefit from Broadband and Telehealth Advances

In a forceful op-ed in Monday's Baltimore Sun, former U.S. Congressman and NAACP President Kweisi Mfume spoke out on the particular need of poor and minorities for expanded broadband. Read More »

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