Broadband/Cable

Media pick up on activist clout in AT&T/Bell South merger concession

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AT&T commits to net neutrality and low-cost Internet (for 30 months)

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Bending to Public Pressure, AT&T Agrees to Conditions on Proposed BellSouth Merger in FCC Filing

Consumer Groups Applaud FCC Commissioners for Standing Firm, Look to Congress to Permanently Protect Internet Freedom

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FCC Scrooges local communities with cable franchise ruling

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FCC Video Vote Ruffles Cable Feathers

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By weaking community accountability, Martin ignores history of cable in US

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FCC Chief Kevin Martin is ignorant of media history. Lesson # 1 -- cCable is a community communications system

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Why farmers get broadband in China, but not US

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New tools for rural competitiveness

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