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NY Department of Public Service, NYC, CWA wary of Altice-Cablevision deal

“Without the proper demonstration that the debt associated with the deal will not interfere with the reinvestment of synergy savings in their New York operations,” the NY DPS comments read, “the proposed transaction must be rejected." Read More »

CWA, civil rights coalition urge FCC to continue prison phone reform

The FCC must continue reforming inmate calling services to ensure rates are just, reasonable, and fair. Read More »

FCC Broadband Report: 34 million Americans lack broadband access

The report found that there continues to be a significant urban-rural digital divide. While only four percent of urban Americans lack access to broadband with 25/3 Mbps speeds, 39 percent of Americans living in rural areas lack broadband access. In rural Tribal Lands, the statistic is even worse: 68 percent of residents lack access. Read More »

AT&T may expand fiber build beyond 14 million FTTP sites

The company sees new opportunities to bundle broadband with video service now that AT&T has integrated DirecTV. Read More »

FCC Chairman: Lifeline for broadband coming in “not too distant future”

Updating Lifeline to include high-speed Internet is an important step toward fulfilling the FCC's century-old commitment to universal communications access. Read More »

Elected officials, residents demand Verizon stop denying Co-Op City high-speed Internet

Rally comes after poll shows 72% of Co-Op City residents want FiOS option. Read More »

Sen. Schumer urges Verizon to rehire unjustly fired Verizon Wireless worker

Call comes after Feds serve Verizon with a labor complaint for attempting to silence Brooklyn workers, who are the first retail workers to form a union in Verizon Wireless and are seeking a fair contract Read More »

CWA testifies against Altice-Cablevision deal at NY hearings

Customers, advocates, and workers testified against the Altice-Cablevision deal at NY PSC hearings in the Hudson Valley and the Bronx, voicing their concerns about how European cable company Altice's move to buy Cablevision would negatively affect jobs and customer service. Read More »

FCC asked to investigate T-Mobile’s deceptive business practices

Pressure is growing on regulators to address T-Mobile’s misleading and fraudulent business practices. Read More »

72% of Co-Op City residents want Verizon to offer high-speed Internet choice

Verizon refuses to offer FiOS in Co-Op City and many other New York City neighborhoods. Read More »

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