Archive: 2011 Telecom

California’s Poorest Protest Lifeline Changes

Report and video clip of recent CPUC meetings on proposed changes to the LifeLine Program. Seniors, SRO residents and their supporters dominated a meeting of the California Public Utilities Commission

BLACKOUT: The Cost of Wireless: Less Reliable

The recent power outage in much of Southern California taught cell phone users a discomfiting lesson: Cell phones aren’t a substitute for old-fashioned wired phone service. Not only are the

Public Hearing Held on AT&T – T-Mobile Merger

How many jobs will be lost in AT&T’s T-Mobile takeover? The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) held a public participation hearing Thursday, July 21 on the proposed merger of AT&T

TURN Files Objections to AT&T Takeover of T-Mobile

California Public Utilities Commission set to vote on investigating AT&T deal with T-Mobile. With a majority of its members now appointees of Gov. Jerry Brown, the California Public Utilities Commission