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LA AFL-CIO chapter to "Phone Bank" for CWA in AT&T contract negotiations

The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO is planning to "phone bank" (i.e. call center dial-up) U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein and AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson on Thursday in support of

AT&T's Stephenson eyes prolonging iPhone exclusivity, will refresh focus on wireless

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson is seeking to extend the carrier's exclusive rights to sell Apple's iPhone in the United States, which expire next year, until 2011, according to a report in the Wall

Tennessee Senate approves AT&T deregulation bill

The Tennessee Senate approved a bill Monday to deregulate pricing for basic phone service in the state, but some lawmakers are unhappy at how it was done. The bill is now up for debate in the state

Obama relaxes restrictions on telco access to Cuban market

President Barack Obama eased restrictions on U.S. telecom and wireless service providers' access to the Cuban market yesterday as part of a wide-ranging relaxation of rules that had been aimed at

Southern telecom deregulation marches on

Landline deregulation throughout the south is moving forward, with bills moving forward in Alabama and Tennessee. The Tennessee Senate was scheduled to vote Monday on a bill to deregulate the price

IL: AT&T worker files charges against CWA

An AT&T worker has filed charges alleging that Communications Workers of America (CWA) union officials threatened to "take him to court" if he didn't participate in a strike, despite his decision

More vandalism of CA AT&T facilities comes to light

Danville, Calif., police are looking into three separate instances at the beginning of April when AT&T junction boxes within the city were vandalized. There appears to be no direct connection

CWA "Ready to Strike" ringtone ready for action

Members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have created a special song with an accompanying ringtone called "Ready to Strike." The ringtone, originally designed for CWA Local 6222, has

Reward for info on AT&T SF cable cut boosted to $250K

AT&T has increased its reward money to $250,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for cutting fiber optic cable around the San Francisco area. Cables were

AT&T at Augusta: Triple screen treat

AT&T made it easier to follow the action of the 2009 Masters Tournament this year (or whatever equates to "action" in golf) with a three-screen bonanza. Tiger Woods came up short in his quest to