I received an email from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) asking me to sign a petition to stop the FCC proposed plans pertaining to "special access" services, now called "Business Data Services" (BDS). (CWA is the largest union for telecommunications, followed by IBEW.)
The rumored FCC plan is to start by doing a partial course correction modeled on a deal between INCOMPAS, the competitor association, and Verizon, which asks for a modest reduction in the price of special access services.
Verizon's largest union, the Communications Workers of America (CWA), is on the warpath again, charging that the telco is not repairing its damaged copper lines in the Northeast, but is instead driving customers to its wireless Voic...
A group of mayors in New York have joined the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in their current union labor negotiations with Verizon, while asking the telco to bring FiOS service to their communities.
Windstream is the latest service provider to ask the FCC to take a closer look at AT&T's proposal to eliminate discounts for five-year and longer term plans for its TDM-based special access services.
A group of Verizon (NYSE: VZ) employees represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union will gather in front of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) building today to protest Verizon Wireless' proposed co-mar...