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Comcast expanding Wi-Fi hotspots using home routers

Comcast is blanketing the country with Wi-Fi transmitters situated within home routers, which creates hotspots free to any passing Comcast subscriber. Read More »

Wheeler’s E-Rate modernization proposal released

This past week, FCC Chairman Wheeler released a draft order outlining steps needed to bring the E-Rate program into the 21st century. Read More »

Education associations ask FCC to expand E-rate

Today, 13 major national education associations wrote to the FCC "to express our strong concerns with proposed changes we believe will only dilute an already over-subscribed E-rate Program [and fail] to meet the needs of urban, rural and low-density populated areas." Read More »

Labor Department asks OSHA to probe worker deaths at Amazon

As Amazon.com continues to expand into every conceivable area of online retailing, the company seems to have ignored the need for worker safety. Read More »

FCC reports say some ISPs miss speed targets

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler recently said, "I’m concerned that some providers are failing to deliver consistent speeds to consumers that are commensurate to their advertised speeds.” Read More »

Sprint shouldn’t buy T-Mobile – and faces high regulatory hurdles

Opposition to the Sprint/T-Mobile deal is coming from both consumer and financial analysts -- as well as community and labor groups. Read More »

Nation’s Cable Companies Announce They’re Just Going To Take $100 From Everyone

This is not a real news story... but it could be. Read More »

Verizon still stalling on FiOS, says NY City

Verizon is about to miss its June, 2014 deadline for wiring all of New York City for FiOS, and it's refusing to furnish the city with maps that chart "the street-by-street progress of its fiber network." Read More »

CWA Statement on AT&T/DirecTV FCC Public Interest Filing

CWA released a statement today saying that "the proposed AT&T/DirecTV merger can provide real benefits to workers and consumers." Read More »

AT&T expands its North Carolina gigabit reach to Winston-Salem

AT&T and the North Carolina Next Generation Network are extending fiber to six cities throughout the state. This week, AT&T ratified an agreement to bring U-verse with GigaPower to parts of Winston-Salem. Read More »

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