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Pew survey: majority of Americans use the Internet to find work

The new survey finds that 54 percent of adults in the U.S. have looked for job information online, 45 percent have applied for a job online, and American job-seekers are “just as likely to have turned to the internet during their most recent employment search as to their personal or professional networks.” Read More »

DOJ investigates Comcast ad business for antitrust violations

The agency’s antitrust unit is looking into Comcast’s influence in setting local TV ad prices, both in the TV ad markets of its 22.3 million customers and in the markets of NCC Media, a national ad clearinghouse in which Comcast owns a majority interest. Read More »

State, local, tribal governments advisory committee supports Lifeline modernization

The Intergovernmental Advisory Committee filed comments in support of the FCC’s proposal to update the Lifeline program to include broadband, agreeing that high-speed Internet is a modern communications necessity. Read More »

25 congresswomen call on German Chancellor to protect T-Mobile workers from sexual harassment

Twenty-five U.S. congresswomen are speaking out against T-Mobile's disgusting corporate policies that silence victims of sexual harassment. Read More »

CWA supports good jobs, good networks in IP transition

CWA supports the FCC's proposal to adopt clear criteria to evaluate a telecom carrier’s request to discontinue, reduce, or impair legacy service as communications infrastructure changes from copper to fiber. Read More »

Are zero-rating video plans pro-consumer or do they violate net neutrality?

This disruption of the cable bundle is prompting important questions about the future of video services: are these plans precursors of new models for financing network investment and what will it all mean for consumer choice? Read More »

FairPoint launches gigabit service in Portsmouth, NH

FairPoint Communications launches its first gigabit fiber-to-the-premise service in Portsmouth, NH, with both upload and download speeds up to 1 Gbps, seven years after FairPoint purchased the lines from Verizon. Read More »

Study: 645,000 new broadband subscriptions in 3Q 2015

A Leichtman Research Group study found that in the third quarter of 2015 the country’s largest cable and telephone companies added 645,000 new high-speed Internet subscriptions. The total broadband subscriptions is now more than 89 million. Read More »

Mayor of Pittsburgh calls for fines against Verizon

Mayor of Pittsburgh Bill Peduto is increasing the pressure against Verizon for failing to build FiOS service to the entire city after it promised to do so in exchange for a lucrative city-wide franchise agreement in 2009. Read More »

Flight attendants urge FCC to oppose in-flight cell phone calls to maintain flight safety

AFA-CWA met with FCC officials to oppose a proposal that would allow cell phone calls on airline flights, arguing that in-flight cell phone calls would be disruptive and enhance terrorist and cyber-warfare capabilities. Read More »

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