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If approved, Verizon will become the largest US prepaid provider with about 25 million subscribers.
The outage took down several websites and Internet services including Reddit, Hulu, and Amazon Web Services.
A new poll of 1,938 individuals by the Internet Innovation Alliance finds that ninety percent of US voters support closing the digital divide through federal funds and sixty-two percent want Congress to “immediately” deploy broadband Internet to unserved areas.
“By not including DSL, their most vulnerable customers are being left out of a valuable resource. This includes the low-income communities in underserved cities such as Buffalo and Baltimore,” said NDIA Executive Director Angela Siefer.
To the extent there will be additional stimulus recovery measures, Congress needs to make sure T-Mobile does not receive funding as a corporate handout to meet commitments it already made based on synergies that it lauded to get its deal done.
“Regulators’ responsibility does not end with this approval. They must hold the new T-Mobile accountable for the promises that they have made to workers and consumers,” said CWA.
“The announcement that Frontier Communications has filed for bankruptcy, while not surprising, is disappointing,” said CWA.
“As the coronavirus places new strains on our economy and households across the country, we need to make sure that no one is left behind when it comes to communications,” said Commissioner Rosenworcel.
“This law will restore collective bargaining rights and wages, while making sure that 9-1-1 funds will be used exclusively to handle emergency calls, in accordance with federal law and regulations," said Aramis Cruz-Domínguez, CWA Local 3010 President.
Union representing more than 58,000 California workers calls for greater transparency around critical facilities, encourages CPUC to release study on network infrastructure and service quality.