A local OTMR ordinance in Louisville, Kentucky was disastrous, with dangerous mistakes made by contractors. Pole attachment work is complex, and if done incorrectly, can cause electrocution or poles to fall.
A Law360 analysis found that ISPs are not consistently honoring the voluntary FCC pledge to Keep Americans Connected.
CenturyLink's fiber-to-the-home service is capable of providing symmetrical speeds of up to 940 Mbps.
"The core of this bill is simple," said Local 1298 President David Weidlich. "No taxpayer money should be used for companies that continuously ship our jobs out of the state."
CWA’s District 9 contract with AT&T West is set to expire on April 4, and CWA members are urging the company to invest in workers and network improvements that would benefit customers.
“CenturyLink continues to try to shirk its responsibility to over 100,000 New Mexicans who rely on the company for residential phone service, particularly in rural areas” said Brenda Roberts, CWA District 7 Vice President.
Contract covers more than 8,000 AT&T Mobility workers in five states.
“T-Mobile is so eager to pad its executives’ bank accounts that they couldn’t even wait until the merger has gone through to start firing people,” said Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton.
As state regulators in several states investigate service quality issues at Frontier, CWA members have been calling on the company to invest in its network and workforce to improve service quality in Ohio and Minnesota.
Despite increased data use, the United States continues to fall behind other nations in terms of broadband speed and access.