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As a merger commitment, the FCC has banned Charter from placing data caps on customers or charging streaming video providers interconnection fees until 2023.
Billionaire Paul Singer is the CEO of the hedge fund Elliott Management which has launched a predatory campaign to destroy AT&T.
Writers for Lovestruck, a mobile game produced by Voltage Entertainment USA, return to work after management agrees to pay increases averaging 78 percent and increased transparency at work.
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.
This week, Information Week explores an important issue: while high-speed Internet access is growing in the U.S., we're not keeping up with the rapid pace of Internet growth around the world.