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CWA in Telecom Policy News, T-Mobile-Sprint Merger


The Broadband Bulletin: This week in telecom policy news

Consumer, labor, rural experts raise concerns about the proposed T-Mobile-Sprint merger at congressional hearing -- highlighting a rough week for the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. CWA rallies in Puerto Rico to demand an end to the diversion of dedicated 911 funds. And the DC Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily blocks the Republican FCC’s attempt to eliminate the Tribal Lifeline program. Read it all here.

House hearing reveals weakness of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger claims, opponents show merger is not in the public interest
CWA President Chris Shelton: “Trusting Sprint and T-Mobile with American jobs is like trusting a vampire at a blood bank." Read More »

5 reasons why it’s been a rough week for backers of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger
It’s been a rough week for backers of the proposed T-Mobile-Sprint merger and here are five reasons why. Read More »

CWA members in Puerto Rico protest 911 emergency service cuts
Since 2014, emergency service workers have seen their pay frozen and their benefits reduced. Now an exodus of 911 dispatchers threatens public safety. Read More »

Court blocks Pai’s attack on Tribal Lifeline program
A federal appeals court overturns an FCC Order resulting in widespread loss of tribal telecommunications services. Read More »
 
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