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Syracuse Council wants Verizon FiOS talks

The Syracuse Common Council passed a resolution August 26, calling on “... Verizon Communications... to build its all-fiber FiOS network throughout the city.” Read More »

FCC votes to require captioning on more Internet videos

All five FCC commissioners voted today to require closed captioning in all online video that was previously captioned on television. Read More »

FCC may mandate online closed captioning

This month, the FCC will vote to expand closed captioning for all online video which was previously captioned on TV -- regardless of length. Read More »

Broadband in the hills and hollows of West Virginia

"A county without any internet capacity in modern America is a lost county for the future,” said Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), guest speaker at the 2013 West Virginia Broadband Summit in Morgantown. Read More »

One-fifth of Americans still don’t use the Internet

Access to the Internet keeps increasing, but a persistent 20 percent of Americans are still not connected. Read More »

Engineering and law make tech more accessible

High-tech companies market more to the disabled and seniors, and the FCC is demanding telephone accessibility for hearing aid users. Read More »

The Truth About Lifeline

David Honig, Co-founder and President of the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council, tells the truth about the federal Lifeline program. Read More »

Republican attack on Lifeline runs into strong defense

The federal Lifeline wireless subsidy program has a lot of support across the board, and some angry Republican detractors in Congress. Read More »

FCC presents accessibility awards

The FCC handed out its annual awards for making communications technology accessible to disabled Americans. Read More »

CWA stands with video interpreters

The costs of fraud, waste and abuse in the FCC-funded video relay service for the deaf are being passed on to the workers. CWA is fighting back. Read More »

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