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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 »

FCC Chairman Proposes Major Changes To Phone Subsidy Plan

As the FCC chairman unveiled major changes to the Universal Service Fund, CWA went on record urging reform that contains consumer and labor protections. 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 »

AFL-CIO Chief: DOJ Suit Blocking AT&T/T-Mobile Merger Has Economic, Political Consequences

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka wrote to President Obama (Sept. 26, 2011) expressing his opposition to the Department of Justice's lawsuit which seeks to block the AT&T/T-Mobile merger. 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 »

FCC Chairman: The U.S. broadband economy is strong and growing

The Internet is the bright spot in the U.S. economy, said Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski. 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 »

U.S. Needs AT&T/T-Mobile Merger, Says Larry Cohen on C-Span

Appearing on C-Span's The Communicators series, CWA President Larry Cohen reiterated the reasons the union supports the AT&T/T-Mobile Merger: that AT&T would repatriate offshored jobs and would benefit the parts of the country underserved by broadband networks. Read More »

FCC Mandates Closed Captioning On Streaming Video

By a 4-0 vote, FCC Commissioners have ordered broadcasters and cable operators to provide "new video description regimes," which includes closed captioning, within nine months. The new ruling will make it possible for the approximately 28 million Americans with hearing deficits to enjoy the same closed captioning now required for TV broadcast. Read More »

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