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The winners can use the 3.45 GHz mid-band spectrum for fixed or mobile wireless services.
The FCC’s approval follows Verizon’s August 2021 commitment to adopt conditions recommended by CWA and public interest allies.
The workers, some of whom are members of the Alphabet Workers Union, participated in workplace actions to draw attention to the need for pay parity and put pressure on management by asking difficult questions during an impromptu company meeting.
The effort to improve our data on high speed internet access suffered a blow recently when the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied a lawsuit filed by the Center for Public Integrity seeking zip-code-by-zip-code data from the FCC on high speed connections.
The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission fired back about the proposed Verizon-FairPoint merger with 11 recommendations to the make the deal "in the public good."
101-year-old Allan Miller of Kingston, Jamaica, uses his computer daily to read and write e-mails, play games, and to talk to his daughter in the United States via instant messaging.
During a recent meeting in Little Rock, Federal Communications Commissioners Michael Copps and Jonathan Adelstein and Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor joined rural advocates and educators to hail the Universal Service Fund as a route to bring high speed Internet access to rural areas.
Alabama Governor Bob Riley has shown that he understands high speed internet can have huge impacts on all of those aspects of society. A key goal of the new Rural Action Commission is improving and expanding high speed internet access.
Online education services like Tutor.com are great examples of the importance of high speed internet access. Without high speed internet, students are left with few options--particularly if they are from low-income families and cannot afford costly personal tutoring services.
Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle has unveiled a major economic development plan for the rural northern part of the state. In doing so, Doyle has shown that he understands the importance of high speed internet for rural communities' economic growth.
Rural America is being left out of the digital age, with major consequences for families and businesses.