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Hey, Philadelphia: do you have FiOS to your home?

Verizon promised to build FiOS to every residence in Philadelphia by February 2016, but the company won’t tell the city how many homes and apartments still can’t get FiOS service. The city has reached out directly to residents with the plea: tell us if you can’t get FiOS. Read More »

Verizon strike delays XO acquisition

The Verizon workers’ strike is delaying Verizon’s acquisition of XO Communications’ fiber network, a $1.8 billion dollar deal announced in February. This is the most recent harm Verizon’s leadership has caused the company by refusing to negotiate and settle a fair contract. Read More »

AT&T expands fiber service in eight cities

AT&T is in the midst of a significant fiber expansion and plans to triple availability by the end of 2016. Read More »

Union leaders, Verizon CEO meet with US Labor Secretary Thomas Perez on the ongoing strike

Secretary Perez met at the US Labor Department with Lowell McAdam, chairman and CEO of Verizon; Chris Shelton, president of CWA; and Lonnie Stephenson, president of IBEW. The parties agreed to return to the bargaining table on Tuesday to continue their discussion. Read More »

FCC, CA regulators approve Charter, Time Warner Cable merger with conditions

The FCC and the CA PUC approved Charter’s $55 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable-Bright House with conditions, clearing the way for a "powerhouse” in the cable and broadband industry. Read More »

CWA uncovers massive Verizon offshoring operation in Philippines

A CWA delegation exposed Verizon’s attempts to deceive the public on the extent of its offshoring exposed and sought a meeting with Verizon management in the Philippines. They were confronted by heavily armed Verizon security. Read More »

Philadelphia City Council holds hearings on Verizon’s FiOS build-out failure

Verizon was supposed to deliver FiOS access to everyone in Philadelphia in exchange for a city-wide franchise agreement – a deal similar to the one Verizon made in New York, where it also broke its promise to build out its all-fiber service. Read More »

Verizon refuses to fix customer lines, forces consumers to take fiber or lose service

FCC complaint exposes Verizon’s efforts to deceive customers and cut off service in violation of FCC’s rules. Read More »

T-Mobile starts company union, violates US labor law – again

T-Mobile’s at it again. Workers have been trying for years to organize a their own union, but T-Mobile has blocked their efforts repeatedly by breaking labor laws. Now the company has come up with another illegal strategy. Read More »

Is Google too close to the White House?

Between Jan. 2009 – the first month of Obama’s presidency – and Oct. 2015, Google and its affiliates have had at least 427 meetings at the White House. Read More »

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