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T-Mobile closes call centers, cuts jobs

T-Mobile USA Follows Low-Road Business Model in Cutting Jobs, Closing Call Centers Read More »

German workers appalled by T-Mobile’s practices here

Members of the giant German union ver.di met with their T-Mobile counterparts around the U.S. and found a climate of fear at work. Read More »

Wireless-only biggest in rural areas

With millions of rural residents depending on wireless-only, the AT&T/T-Mobile merger offers the best chance for 4G LTE broadband. Read More »

Long Past Time For A Dedicated Public Safety Network

The Communications Workers of America is supporting two parallel congressional bills allocating the D-Block wireless spectrum for a dedicated public safety network. 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 »

Congress Must Act to Protect Open Internet

Momentum continues to build for Congress to step in and pass a narrowly targeted bill to clarify FCC authority over broadband regulation. Read More »

Areas Without Broadband Predominately Rural and Poor

The FCC's recently released Sixth Broadband Deployment Report points out that between 14 and 24 million Americans are living without access to broadband Internet. Read More »

Commerce announces $28.5 million in grant money for One Economy

Speed Matters' partner One Economy was awarded $28.5 million in grant money to expand high-speed Internet in underserved communities in the latest round of NITA's Broadband Opportunity funding. Read More »

NTIA broadband planning grants continue to roll out

The Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced more grant awards to fund broadband mapping and planning in ten states. The recipients were designated entities in Connecticut, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas. Read More »

In Texas, connecting public libraries a priority

Two hundred library leaders, community activists, and broadband providers gathered in San Antonio on October 8 for the Texas Opportunity Online Broadband Summit, sponsored by Speed Matters partner Connected Nation. Attendees discussed how technology, policy, and community partnerships can improve broadband access to Texas' public libraries. Read More »

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