Discrimination

Verizon "posted another year of consistently high operating and financial performance in 2014." But it plans to abandon its FiOS expansion, anyway.
New York's Cuomo administration wants every state resident to be able to access broadband by 2019, but will the push encourage Verizon to build out FiOS in upstate cities?
CWA joined with dozens of other groups in a letter to the FCC, urging further federal action to end predatory prison phone rates.
The New York Public Library will help to bridge the digital divide by allocating 10,000 Wi-Fi hotspots to low-income families.
School officials in Tennessee have found that merely handing out iPads and Chromebooks does not in itself close the digital divide.
Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) hopes to provide low-income students with home Internet, using the same system of public assistance that underwrites other necessities.
FCC Commissioners Clyburn and Rosenworcel indicate support to extend Lifeline universal service to broadband.
The FCC approved further modernization of its E-rate program, and raised the Connect America Fund?s benchmark speed to 10/4 mbps, moves immediately praised by CWA and other organizations.
Women continue to drop out of technical work in the high-tech industry because, in part, "... they've been treated in a way they find hostile, demeaning or condescending."
Following months of service complaints and a massive phone outage, Vermont is asking for an investigation into telecom FairPoint Communications.