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FCC releases semi-annual telephone and Internet stats

The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau recently released its semi-annual detailed reports on local telephone competition and Internet access as of December 31, 2013. Read More »

Millions of comments on net neutrality now available from FCC

The FCC has taken the four million comments on the net neutrality issue and made these comments available to the public in searchable electronic format. 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 »

Over half of digital news site visitors connect via mobile devices

Mobile visits to digital newspaper sites has doubled in the last two years, in some cases surpassing all other forms of access. Read More »

FCC sees increase in “sunny day” failures at emergency call centers

An FCC report details a coding error that resulted in a loss of 911 service for more than 11 million people for up to six hours. Read More »

Coalition lauds FCC action on inmate calling rates

A coalition of civil rights, media justice, and labor groups applaud the FCC for further action on unfair prison phone rates. Read More »

CWA asks FCC to move expeditiously to approve AT&T-DIRECTV merger

In reply comments filed yesterday at the FCC, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) urged the Commission to move forward expeditiously to approve the merger. 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 »

Connecticut approves Frontier purchase of AT&T wireline operations in state

This month, the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority approved the Frontier Communications' $2 billion purchase of AT&T’s Connecticut wireline operations -- with conditions. Read More »

New York City Council sides with labor against Cablevision

Cablevision alternately threatened and bribed New York workers to vote against joining CWA. As a result, the New York City Council is asking the city to “proceed with extreme caution” before awarding any contract to Cablevision. Read More »

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