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The $4.5 billion a year Universal Service Fund USF high-cost Program provides access to modern communications networks capable of providing broadband service for consumers in rural, insular, and high-cost areas.
CWA members and other groups gathered outside the courthouse to express their concerns about the merger and show their support for the 14 state attorneys general who filed the lawsuit to block the merger.
CWA members will participate in a global day of labor union action on December 10, International Human Rights Day, to protest the severe repression of labor union and other activists in the Philippines.
CWA has just released a detailed policy paper which explains why the U.S. needs a national policy for universal high speed broadband.
The NY Times has an in-depth article discussing the plight of Vermont and rural New England residents and their struggles to gain access to high speed internet. Their concerns are real -- lost jobs, lack of school resources, and the inability to run small businesses while being held hostage by telephone companies.
Every American deserves access to quality, high-speed internet, and that's why we've launched a website dedicated to making this goal a reality.

The CWA/nett Academy provides online training and certification ...

Advances made through audio technology can improve opportunities and overcome barriers for the visually impaired.

Interpreters for the deaf can serve more clients -- if they gain access to high-speed teleconferences provided via broadband.
Broadband has allowed doctors in Georgia to save lives and minimize the potentially devastating impact of strokes on rural Georgians.
The Milwaukee public school system used the federal E-rate program to construct an advanced broadband network for its schools -- 55 of which have access to two-way video.