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Handful of telecoms, cable companies dominate broadband

The dominant broadband providers account for 86.6 million subscribers – the top cable companies with over 51.2 million, and the top telephone companies with over 35 million. Read More »

CWA supports Wheeler’s $1.5 billion E-rate expansion

“The Communications Workers of America supports FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to raise the cap on E-Rate funding." Read More »

New York to get citywide high-speed Wi-Fi

New York City plans to replace public pay phones with a network of high-speed, multi-purpose Wi-Fi kiosks called Links. Read More »

78 percent of Americans have access to high-speed broadband

A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau reaffirms that although 78.1 percent of Americans have access to high-speed Internet, many are still left out. Read More »

The Lifeline Program just had a great week

Michael Scurato of the National Hispanic Media Coalition posted the following much-needed blog on the updating of the Lifeline program. Read More »

CWA urges FCC to build out 10 Mbps rural broadband

CWA wrote to FCC Chair Tom Wheeler saying, "Putting fiber deeper into rural areas supports the Commission's goals to get higher-speed networks connecting rural schools, libraries, and health centers.” Read More »

Frontier Communications expanding services

Frontier Communications completed acquisition of AT&T operations in Connecticut, and announced it's moving its 1 Gbps service into Durham, North Carolina. Read More »

AT&T adds two more major GigaPower markets

Last week, AT&T announced that it was expanding its all-fiber network to two major metropolitan areas: Atlanta and Chicago. Read More »

Mobile grows, but the Internet gap persists

A new federal report shows growth in mobile Internet, but at the same time "... found that 28 percent of households still do not use broadband at home." Read More »

AT&T finishes 1Gbps build-out in Austin

AT&T beat its 2014 deadline, bringing 1 Gbps U-Verse with GigaPower to Austin, Texas and surrounding communities. Read More »

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