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CWA union slams sale of AT&T units to Liberty Latin America

Thursday 23 January 2020 | 11:04 CET | News
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The Communications Workers of America (CWA) union has called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reject the sale of AT&T Mobility operations in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands to Liberty Latin America (LLA) on grounds that the deal would cost hundreds of jobs and threaten service quality.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: AT&T / FCC / Liberty Latin America
Countries: Puerto Rico / Virgin Islands (U.S.)
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