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Multistate AG taskforce looking at Comcast-Time Warner merger

A multistate taskforce, plus several individual states, are joining the DOJ and the FCC in reviewing Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner. Read More »

Baltimore residents fighting for FiOS

While Maryland suburbs have a choice between cable and FiOS, Baltimore residents don't. But some are fighting back. Read More »

Sandy hit all phone carriers - but how hard?

The FCC estimated that Sandy downed 25 percent of telecommunications, but carriers aren't required to provide figures. Read More »

One quarter of communications down in Sandy-hit areas

Superstorm Sandy knocked out landline, cable or wireless to as many as 8 million subscribers. Read More »

Maryland elected officials back CWA Baltimore protest

Both Maryland senators, plus some Baltimore officials, backed CWA in its protest against the Verizon/cable deal, which would leave Baltimore without FiOS. Read More »

CWA FCC Filing: Verizon Wireless deal widens digital divide

CWA to FCC: The proposed deal between Verizon Wireless and Big Cable would disproportionally negatively impact people of color and lower income families. Read More »

Maryland says no to employer demands for Facebook passwords

Maryland became the nation's first state to ban employers from demanding social media passwords as a condition of employment. Read More »

Big city officials ask FCC to stop Verizon/cable deal

Officials from five cities say, "Donít let the Verizon/cable deal slam the door on our high speed-future." 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 »

CWA and Speed Matters release 2010 Report on Internet Speeds in All 50 States

On Wednesday, December 15, the Communications Workers of America and the Speed Matters campaign released the 2010 Report on Internet Speeds in all 50 States. Read More »

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