FCC

The Intergovernmental Advisory Committee filed comments in support of the FCC?s proposal to update the Lifeline program to include broadband, agreeing that high-speed Internet is a modern communications necessity.
CWA supports the FCC's proposal to adopt clear criteria to evaluate a telecom carrier?s request to discontinue, reduce, or impair legacy service as communications infrastructure changes from copper to fiber.
This disruption of the cable bundle is prompting important questions about the future of video services: are these plans precursors of new models for financing network investment and what will it all mean for consumer choice?
AFA-CWA met with FCC officials to oppose a proposal that would allow cell phone calls on airline flights, arguing that in-flight cell phone calls would be disruptive and enhance terrorist and cyber-warfare capabilities.
Senator Booker and FCC Chairman Wheeler exchanged letters over an important issue concerning the technology transition from copper to fiber networks: back-up batteries.
T-Mobile is introducing a new video plan to allow ?unlimited? streaming of selected video service. But consumer advocates say the plan may violate the FCC's new net neutrality rules.
Consumer advocates urge the FCC to investigate the thousands of data cap complaints from Comcast customers
The FCC released a list of markets where AT&T and Verizon cannot bid for reserve spectrum, clearing the way for a large victory for labor law violator T-Mobile.
CWA supports the FCC's proposal to adopt clear criteria to evaluate a telecom carrier?s request to discontinue, reduce, or impair service.
Fifteen U.S. Senators wrote a letter to the FCC applauding the agency?s proposal to reform inmate calling rates, and encouraged the FCC to move forward quickly.