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Group proposes citywide high-speed Wi-Fi system in NYC

Tech group LinkNYC wants to replace New York's pay phones with a network of high-speed, multi-purpose Wi-Fi kiosks called Links. Read More »

Responding to possible Title II broadband rules, AT&T puts fiber build on hold

When President Obama called for reclassification of broadband as a Title II service, AT&T said it would delay building out its GigaPower U-verse service. Read More »

78 percent of Americans have access to high-speed broadband

A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau reaffirms that although 78.1 percent of Americans have access to high-speed Internet, many are still left out. Read More »

The Lifeline Program just had a great week

Michael Scurato of the National Hispanic Media Coalition posted the following much-needed blog on the updating of the Lifeline program. Read More »

New international high-tech tariff agreement threatens jobs

A new U.S.-China agreement to further reduce tariffs would act as a tax on U.S. products overseas, and would cost hundreds of thousands of jobs, says one economist. Read More »

Statement concerning President Obama’s statement yesterday on net neutrality

In response to President Obama's remarks on net neutrality, CWA issued the following comment. Read More »

Pres. Obama calls for Title II reclassification to protect an open Internet

Today President Barack Obama urged the FCC to adopt strong rules to protect an open Internet by reclassifying consumer broadband services under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. Read More »

Telephone as communications anchor

According to a new study by John Horrigan, the introduction of cellular hasn't eliminated either the need or desire for universal service, reliability, and connection quality. Read More »

Voters using more cell phones and social media for information

According to a new Pew report, “Cell phones and social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are playing an increasingly prominent role in how voters get political information and follow election news.” Read More »

In some cities, many go without Internet entirely

A new analysis found that in some cities as many as 40 percent of all households have no Internet. And the median – among 176 cities sampled – is over 20 percent without Internet. Read More »

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