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Broadband goals according to Wheeler

FCC Chair Tom Wheeler recently said, "... meaningful competition for high-speed wired broadband is lacking and Americans need more competitive choices for faster and better Internet connections." Read More »

Cable winning broadband fight – except when there’s also fiber

The Leichtman Research Group's new broadband report confirms what most of us know: we want fast Internet. Read More »

Using mobile to stream movies can cost thousands

Using "... your mobile data the same way you use your home Wi-Fi will cost you about twenty times more per month than your wired broadband bill.” Read More »

4G LTE does not compete with high speed wireline broadband, says Verizon chief

"LTE certainly can compete with broadband... [but] we don't see LTE being as efficient as fiber coming into the home," said Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead. Read More »

CWA: End of Sprint Bid for T-Mobile is Good News for Workers, Consumers

Today’s report that Softbank/Sprint is ending its bid for T-Mobile US is good news for consumers and U.S. workers, says CWA. Read More »

Wheeler warns Verizon CEO over wireless throttling

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler wrote to the CEO of Verizon, saying network management "is not a loophole designed to enhance your revenue streams." Read More »

Sprint shouldn’t buy T-Mobile – and faces high regulatory hurdles

Opposition to the Sprint/T-Mobile deal is coming from both consumer and financial analysts -- as well as community and labor groups. Read More »

Verizon Wireless retail store workers in Brooklyn vote CWA

In a huge win for Verizon Wireless workers, retail store workers at six Verizon Wireless stores in Brooklyn, N.Y., voted for a union voice and representation by CWA Local 1109. Read More »

A fair and open spectrum auction for rural America

To expand rural mobile broadband, said former House Telecommunications Chair Rick Boucher, “Don’t restrict the auction by cutting out companies that currently serve rural America and want to expand their presence there.” Read More »

Emergency 911 – Not So Fast from Cell Phones

Only 19 percent of 911 dispatch centers report “a great deal” of confidence in the location data they receive from wireless phones, according to a survey by the FineMe911 coalition. Read More »

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