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The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands.
BroadbandNow also found that broadband availability for all technologies, including DSL, fiber, cable and fixed wireless are over-reported.
Technician Brigade members will fight for local subcontractor transparency policies.
The settlement requires Frontier to spend at least $10 million over four years to improve service quality in Minnesota and to refund $750,000 to customers.
"We understand that for many businesses, the only response to the economic downturn resulting from the COVID-19 public health emergency has been to shutter their doors and lay off workers. We object, however, to corporations using the pandemic as justification for continuing to make anti-worker decisions that are aimed at boosting share price," the senators wrote.
The bill will protect call center workers across the state by denying state grants, loans, and tax breaks to companies who move taxpayer-funded Mississippi call center jobs out of the country.
The four-year extension agreement covers 17,000 wireline employees in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Millions of working families don’t have access to high-speed broadband or are unable to afford it, a crisis that is exacerbated by the pandemic.
Report finds that Verizon and San Diego’s public-private partnership to build out the city’s 5G network benefits Verizon but fails to hold the company accountable to the citizens of San Diego.
The Moving Forward Act contains strong labor protections and vital funding to expand broadband service.
T-Mobile asked the California Public Utilities Commission to roll back several conditions that the CPUC imposed when approving the company’s merger with Sprint in April.