Discrimination

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration's new Broadband Briefs reports show gains and shortcomings in U.S. broadband.
David Honig, Co-founder and President of the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council, tells the truth about the federal Lifeline program.
New York City's public advocate scolded Verizon for failing to deliver FiOS to the city's low-income neighborhoods.
The authors denounce the "many misleading characterizations of the Lifeline program that are poisoning meaningful discourse."
The federal Lifeline wireless subsidy program has a lot of support across the board, and some angry Republican detractors in Congress.
The FCC's "How the Internet Can Benefit Older Americans" is now online.
A dozen civil rights and labor organizations asked outgoing FCC Chairman Genachowski to circulate his minority media ownership plan.
The Senate defeated a Republican proposal to end the telephone Lifeline program.
A coalition of labor, community and media groups filed a brief urging the FCC to quickly reduce inmates' exorbitant phone rates.
Fierce Telecom editor Samantha Bookman advises Verizon to resume building out its FiOS service.