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CWA Report: Corporate Giveaways to Verizon Leave San Diegans Behind [teleco...

November 8, 2020, 11:22 pm

August 20, 2020 CWA released a report recently analyzing the public-private partnership between the City of San Diego and Verizon. The report finds that the partnership was executed as a backroom ... Read more »

Fair 5G Webinar Exposes San Diego's Backroom Deal with Verizon [telecom]

November 8, 2020, 11:12 pm

September 24, 2020 Last week, Fair 5G, a CWA project, held a webinar exposing Verizon's empty promises regarding the 5G rollout in San Diego. On the webinar, Vice Presidents from both the San Dieg... Read more »

NLRB Issues Complaint against Verizon for Violating Federal Labor Law [tele...

November 8, 2020, 11:10 pm

April 30, 2020 The National Labor Relations Board's Phoenix, Ariz., regional office has issued a complaint against Verizon Wireless for violating federal labor law. The complaint stems from a char... Read more »

NYC will try using school buses to give Wi-Fi to students in homeless shelt...

November 8, 2020, 4:17 pm

By Susan Edelman - November 7, 2020 After ignoring an offer from school bus companies for months, the city will finally explore whether the vehicles can be used to deliver Wi-Fi to students living... Read more »

In Denver, voters want municipal broadband [telecom]

November 8, 2020, 4:03 pm

Voters chose overwhelmingly to help bridge the city's broadband divide. The measure had earned roughly 83% of the vote with 226,795 votes late Tuesday night. Read more »

Not a Luxury: Pandemic Highlights Digital Divide in Rural Areas [telecom]

November 8, 2020, 3:50 pm

Missouri And Kansas Communities Scramble For Broadband Access By Jacob Douglas - November 5th, 2020 OSCEOLA, Mo. - The St. Clair County Library is just off of the square in downtown Osceola. Insid... Read more »

WI: Support sought for internet expansion in Solon Springs, Gordon [telecom...

November 8, 2020, 3:33 pm

Letters from residents about their internet access problems could help secure a state grant. Written By: Maria Lockwood | Nov 3rd 2020 The stories are piling up: A small business hampered by slow ... Read more »

LA: Some area customers expressing frustration with Centurylink during hurr...

November 8, 2020, 2:36 pm

By Rita LeBleu Some Starks, DeQuincy, Ragley and Reeves residents have not had landline/hardline telephone service or DSL since Aug. 26 when Hurricane Laura was making its way inland. https://www... Read more »

Frustrated by internet service providers, cities and schools push for more ...

November 8, 2020, 2:20 pm

By Cyrus Farivar and April Glaser Months into the school year, the one thing many families have learned is how much they rely on a functioning internet connection to access remote classrooms. So e... Read more »

IA: 911 service restored for landlines in Altoona, east Des Moines [telecom...

November 8, 2020, 2:16 pm

By William Morris The Polk County Sheriff's Office said 911 landline service for thousands of east Polk County residents has been restored. The phone outage, which left about 7,600 customers of Lu... Read more »

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WQN, Inc. Announces the Introduction of RocketVoIP

[Comment: I have looked over this company's web site a little bit and while they are so new that I can't find any customer reviews of their service, I can say that even if they do give decent service... Read more »


California woman charged with using spyware to tap a police officer's phone...

California woman charged with using spyware to tap a police officer's phone Investigators say Kristin Nyunt intercepted sensitive law enforcement information. by Megan Geuss Oct 20 2014 Ars Tech... Read more »


Re: From Our Archives: Exchange Names in St. Louis

Not correct. When I lived in Long Beach, California, around 1987, the Orange County Transit District ran service into Long Beach but its offices were long distance from Long Beach. I believe the nu... Read more »


Is Verizon Wireless Sabotaging Older Cell Phones?

I have long had a Nokia 5180 phone (since Xmas 1998, to be exact). It was on its second battery, but eventually couldn't even keep that charged, and I finally decided, this past February, to claim o... Read more »


Wierd Telephone Problems

Hello: I have this problem with my telephone at home. For incoming calls, sometimes, it would ring once then disconnect the caller. I thought it was my phone, but I bought a new one, and it was the ... Read more »


How to find out mobile carrier's web-to-sms gateway address?

Is there anyway to find the e-mail to SMS gateway a mobile carrier uses to route email as SMS messages? I am talking about any carrier: I found some lists on the internet, but they don't cover all t... Read more »


AT&T wins enhanced spectrum position following auction [telecom]

Company now has more than 1,040 MHz of nationwide mmWave spectrum AT&T has won spectrum licenses covering more than 99% of the U.S. population following the close of FCC Auction 103. The company's ... Read more »


CenturyLink faces more scrutiny from Minnesota regulators after 911 outage ...

State utility regulators have voted to increase reporting requirements. By Mike Hughlett CenturyLink faces beefed-up reporting requirements for its Minnesota 911 contract after a state report fou... Read more »


Demystifying the Blockchain [telecom]

By Andrew Ross Sorkin This is bonkers. A new so-called blockchain company is selling virtual real estate online with prices as high as $120,000 for a 10-meter by 10-meter piece of virtual land. Yo... Read more »


When Texting Is Wrong [Telecom]

The Moral of the Story - The Ethicist's take on the news When Texting Is Wrong By Randy Cohen July 13, 2009, 11:50 pm The Issue: You're having dinner with your teenage kids, and they text throughou... Read more »