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  • Consumer groups want government to reject Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal

    Antitrust enforcement agencies should reject a proposed US$45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Comcast, because it would give the combined company huge market power in the broadband and cable TV industries, a handful of consumer and digital rights groups said.

    Written by Grant Gross13 Feb. 14 20:32
  • Two unions ratify contracts with Verizon

    Members of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers have voted to ratify four-year contracts with Verizon Communications after contentious negotiations dating back more than a year.

    Written by Grant Gross19 Oct. 12 20:13
  • Mobile broadband expansion means jobs growth, experts say

    Expanding mobile broadband services in the U.S. in the coming years would produce thousands of new jobs and help reverse today's downward employment trend, a group of economic development and business officials said Wednesday.

    Written by Matt Hamblen25 Aug. 11 06:22
  • Verizon strike signals shift in telecom business

    A strike by two unions at Verizon Communications announced Sunday could signal the start of a long struggle between wireline workers and companies in the telecom industry, some analysts said.

    Written by Grant Gross09 Aug. 11 04:47
  • Expert: Gov't should approve T-Mobile sale with conditions

    Instead of rejecting AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA, U.S. regulators should approve the deal with conditions that require AT&T to build out its mobile broadband network to more rural areas, said one telecom consultant and liberal activist.

    Written by Grant Gross29 June 11 04:29