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Senate committee grills Comcast-Time Warner on merger

At an April 9 Capitol Hill hearing, members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and consumer groups expressed deep skepticism about the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner. Read More »

The shape of a Comcast world

According to Free Press, if their merger with Time Warner goes through, Comcast will control half of the high-speed U.S. Internet market. With a series of infographics, Free Press shows what will happen. Read More »

Many seniors still struggle with technology

According to the new Pew report, “... many seniors remain largely unattached from online and mobile life – 41 percent do not use the internet at all, 53 percent do not have broadband access at home, and 23 percent do not use cell phones.” Read More »

CWA: Senate Bill Encourages Build Out of High Speed Fiber Networks

The Communications Workers of America today commended the Senate Finance Committee for moving forward on tax provisions that encourage investment in domestic industries -- including high speed fiber broadband networks. Read More »

Failing Fiber One

With only 7.7 percent of the U.S. wired for broadband fiber, some people are moving across the country to get high-speed, affordable fiber connections. Read More »

U.S. remains world leader in mobile traffic, says Cisco

In 2014, the number of cellphones in the world will be greater than the number of people, and the U.S. will continue to lead in global mobile traffic. Read More »

Verizon blames NYC landlords for FiOS shortfall

With a June deadline looming, Verizon is far from wiring New York City for fiber, and now the company is blaming city landlords for blocking installations. Read More »

Washington Post editorialist slams Comcast-Time Warner deal

“Can we block a merger just because the two companies involved are jerks?” asked Washington Post editorial writer Catherine Rampell. Read More »

NABET-CWA Commends FCC Vote to Strengthen Television Ownership Rules

The National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians-CWA commended the FCC vote to curb abuses by TV broadcasters who evade ownership rules designed to preserve localism, diversity, and competition. Read More »

Sprint May Owe $4.5 Million To Laid Off Call Center Workers

According to CWA, Sprint did not meet its requirements to give workers 60 days’ notice before terminating their jobs on March 25, or the 90 days’ notice required in New York. Read More »

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