STATEMENT: Official Philadelphia Comcast Survey Highlights Need for Change

Today, the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Innovation and Technology released a long-awaited summary and comprehensive needs assessment they conducted surveying Philadelphia residents. In their survey, they asked Philadelphians many questions about their experiences with Comcast. The City also announced public hearings to further inform the process, the week of April 27th, 2015. Read our statement here.

STATEMENT: On the City Council Resolution Calling for Council Hearings on Historic Comcast Communications Franchise

Today, Councilman Bobby Henon introduced, and City Council passed, a resolution authorizing the committees on Public Property and Public Works, and on Technology and Information Services, to hold hearings on a once-in-a-generation negotiation with the Comcast Corporation.

We Need Competition! Philly Comcast Consumers Speak Out

It’s a new year, and with Comcast’s franchise agreement with Philadelphia set to expire, we’re asking hard questions about Comcast’s responsibility to its customers and its hometown in a time of economic crisis. Comcast is coming under far greater national scrutiny as it racks up count after count of disrespect to its customers, as it […]

Philly Vs. Comcast: Rally and Speakout against Comcast on Monday!

September 15th is the last day that people nationwide can file comments about net neutrality to the Federal Communications Commission. Philadelphians, alongside thousands across the country will protest to protect the open internet and stop companies like Comcast that would rather protect their bottom-line over our communications rights.

Support Fight for $15 on Thursday, Sept 4. Join the March and Rally!

UPDATED: Now with video. Philadelphia fast food workers have pledged to do what it takes to win “$15 and a union.” Over 50 workers have pledged their willingness to escalate action on Thursday, September 4th. They will be joined by fast food workers in over 150 cities. Hear the stories of why and find out how you can join them.