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Investment Concerns Lead Charge in Restoring Internet Freedom

On the heels of the Federal Communications Commission's May Open Meeting in which the Commissioners will vote to open a proceeding on Restoring Internet...

5G Rolling Out in “Test Markets” By Mid-2017

Yesterday, Verizon announced that it would begin rolling out 5G connectivity to 11 test markets: Ann Arbor, Michigan; Atlanta, Georgia; Barnardsville, New Jersey; Brockton, Massachusetts; Dallas, Texas;...

Altice Offers Lightening Fast Broadband Speeds, In Advance of FCC Commitment

Altice USA, a subsidiary of cable, media, and entertainment company Altice Group, recently announced its decision to offer ultra-high speed broadband to customers in...

Ditch the Box Effort Strikes Balance on FCC Set Top Box...

For months, advocates on both sides of the aisle and representatives from a variety of industries and perspectives - tech, cable, and diverse content...

Rainbow PUSH Coalition Bridging Media/Tech Diversity Gap At Annual Conference

The Rainbow PUSH Coalition will host its 8th Annual Media and Telecom Symposium on December 15-16, 2015 at the Capital Hilton, DC. The Legacy...

FCC Enacts Historic Prison Phone Rate Reform

Today, the Federal Communications Commission took the extraordinary step of capping prison phone rates at $0.11 per minute for local and in-state long distance...

Clock Ticking on FCC to Reduce Inmate Phone Call Rates

Of the 2.3 million Americans currently incarcerated in our nation's jails and prisons, 1 million (43.4%) are African Americans, who are incarcerated at a...

Fixing the System Starts with Making it Easier for Families to...

Earlier in the week, VICE debuted a documentary on HBO called Fixing the System which explored the ways America's criminal justice system undermines democracy, disrupts families,...

Can You Hear Me Now: Cell Phone Video Is Powerful Tool...

Sandra Bland had just relocated to Texas from Chicago to start a new job. She was stopped by police for her apparent failure to...

Honorable Assumes Post as Newest FERC Commissioner

                    On January 5, 2015, five months after being nominated by President Barack Obama, Colette Honorable was sworn in as a Commissioner for the Federal...