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Verizon braces for work stoppage as CWA union members approve strike authorization

Verizon is bracing for a possible strike in its wireline division as 86 percent of the union members represented by the Communications Workers of America voted to authorize a strike, should current negotiations for a new contract remain stalled.

Combining health care with connected home tech could boost both industries, Parks says

The recent Supreme Court ruling that ensured continues implementation of the Affordable Care Act also lifts a potential barrier to investment in healthcare technologies by insurers and healthcare providers. That could mean a melding of new health technologies with smart home tech, a Parks Associates report posits.

FairPoint, labor unions deadlocked in contract negotiations

FairPoint Communications failed to come to terms on a new labor agreement for about 1,700 workers represented by International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Communications Workers of America (CWA).

tw telecom snags WAN Cloud B service contract from U.S. health department

tw telecom ratcheted another point in its public sector column by winning a contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide a new Wide Area Network (WAN – Cloud B) that will interconnect three HHS Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) site locations.

FCC launches $400 million health care development fund

The FCC on Monday introduced a new program to create and expand telemedicine networks as part of the regulator's new Health Care Connect Fund.