Connecticut

700,000 member union says deal will lead to outsourcing, too much debt, cites Moody?s concerns about debt.
Cablevision is launching Freewheel, a new metropolitan New York-based Wi-Fi mobile phone service that operates on available Wi-Fi links -- not through a cellular network.
Frontier Communications completed acquisition of AT&T operations in Connecticut, and announced it's moving its 1 Gbps service into Durham, North Carolina.
This month, the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority approved the Frontier Communications' $2 billion purchase of AT&T?s Connecticut wireline operations -- with conditions.
The FCC estimated that Sandy downed 25 percent of telecommunications, but carriers aren't required to provide figures.
Superstorm Sandy knocked out landline, cable or wireless to as many as 8 million subscribers.
Support from elected representatives in Connecticut and New York have helped in T-Mobile workers getting a voice on the job. Earlier this week, 15 T-Mobile USA technicians in Connecticut voted for representation by CWA-TU.
On Wednesday, December 15, the Communications Workers of America and the Speed Matters campaign released the 2010 Report on Internet Speeds in all 50 States.
Speed Matters' partner One Economy was awarded $28.5 million in grant money to expand high-speed Internet in underserved communities in the latest round of NITA's Broadband Opportunity funding.
The Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced more grant awards to fund broadband mapping and planning in ten states. The recipients were designated entities in Connecticut, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas.