FCC decision deals blow to California text-tax plan

A federal regulatory ruling Wednesday aimed at protecting consumers from text-messaging spam may also help California mobile phone users avoid a proposed state texting tax. The California Public Utilities Commission
Consumers Demand Court Rein in Phone Companies

Consumers Demand Court Rein in Phone Companies

Friday, December 8th, San Francisco–Protections for rural phone customers would be reinstated under a court challenge to the FCC’s recent decision that made it easier for phone companies to discontinue

Rural communities push for FCC action on TV access

POSTED: 09/24/16, 10:17 PM Television and broadband services in Humboldt County have been stifled by the lack of choices and market competition, according Access Humboldt executive director Sean McGlaughlin. In
Ana Montes

Closing the Digital Divide

  by Ana Montes–   Access to the Internet has become today’s new civil rights issue for low-income communities, especially communities of color.   That’s why TURN is a strong supporter