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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.
Little by little, Internet access is changing the way Americans live and work. In Arkansas, for instance, technology is helping speed up the criminal-justice system.
Indigenous dancers and drummers from Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Florida and Alaska recently performed for one another during a week long conference. Not one of the dancers had to buy a plane ticket, stay in a hotel, or miss work.
The Alliance for Public Technology, an organization devoted to promoting fast and affordable internet access for all, has published an in-depth report on the need for universal high-speed internet. In the report, APT makes the crucial distinction that high speed is "no longer a convenience but an essential part of life" underscoring the insufficiencies of current national policies.
In response to President Bush's budget, Minnesota's new Senator, Amy Klobuchar, decried cuts to a program providing loans to assist communities in creating Internet infrastructure.
Korea's largest Internet provider is investing more than $1 billion to put fiber optic lines in every home in South Korea by 2010, according to the Korea Herald.
CWA President Larry Cohen thanks CWA local 1103 members for leading the way by volunteering for the Speed Matters Action Committee.
To get a feel for the challenges of expanding Internet access, it's important to look at the issue not in the abstract, but on the ground - for example, by exploring Internet access as it affects an ordinary couple in an ordinary town. A couple like the Steinbocks of Sheboygan, WI.
When he announced his campaign for President of the United States, Senator Barack Obama put the need for universal access to high speed internet front and center.