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For Expanded Opportunity, Lifeline Program Must Cover Broadband

It’s widely accepted that the combination of broadband and digital technology can be a great equalizer that connects society’s have-nots with vast opportunities for greater knowledge, better jobs, and higher incomes.  But ...
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Reducing Wireless Taxes Means More Affordable Service for Our Communities

To the average person reducing wireless taxes may not seem like a pertinent issue. However, if you take a look at your cell phone bill and scroll down to view how much you pay in taxes and surcharges each month, its relevance b...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Bi-partisan Coalition Supports Permanent Ban on Internet Access Taxes

As Congress inches closer to a vote on the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, a bi-partisan coalition of consumer and business advocates, think tanks, and civil rights groups sent a letter to House and Senate Leadership reques...
by Politic365 Staff
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Secondary Market Provides Prime Opportunity to Diversify Wireless Holdings

Study after study has declared the importance of wireless technologies to people of color, especially with significant numbers of African Americans and Hispanics relying on their cell phones and smartphones to gain access to...
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Taxing Away Our Mobile Future

Have you ever taken a look at your cell phone bill and wondered why there were so many taxes applied to your bill? For example, there’s a state tax, local government tax, surcharges, additional fees, etc. I’ve always wonder...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Alabama Cable Customers Facing New Tax if Revenue Department Gets its Way

According to Yellowhammer, a blog covering everything from business and politics to sports and culture in Alabama, the state’s Department of Revenue is looking to increase the taxes paid by cable customers by charging a n...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Internet Taxation: Why It Matters in the Open Internet Debate

TAXATION – the one word that makes the average American cringe at its mention.  There’s income taxes, corporate taxes, Social Security taxes, property taxes and sales taxes to name a few. However, how would you feel if...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Open Internet: FCC Chair proposes reclassifying the internet as a public utility

Today the Chair of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler, announced in an opinion piece that he will present a plan to the FCC to regulate Internet service providers as public utility carriers. Consumer advocates h...
by Adriana Maestas
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