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NCL encourages FCC to adopt consumer-friendly plan for broadband

The National Consumers League has submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission urging the FCC to adopt a plan that encourages robust competition among current and future broadband delivery platforms, keeps retail prices affordable for moderate-to-low income consumers, creates sustainable jobs, and encourages innovative solutions to bridge the Digital Divide and connect all Americans to the benefits of broadband.

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Feds must speed up expansion of Lifeline wireless service

In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission, NCL’s Sally Greenberg expressed concern that delays in providing Eligible Telecommunications Carrier certification to prepaid wireless carriers may be delaying the expansion of Lifeline wireless service to low-income consumers.

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Bringing broadband to low-income households

In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission, NCL’s John Breyault offers support for a pilot Universal Service Fund for broadband.

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