Next Generation Connectivity: Postal Service Roles in 5G and Broadband Deployment

September 14, 2020 (RISC-WP-20-007) At a time when the Internet has become vital for telework, distance learning, and telehealth, more than 18 million Americans lack access to broadband service. Several potential partnership opportunities would allow the Postal Service to help bring high-quality broadband to unserved and underserved areas in the U.S. The Internet has dramatically…

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APWU Health Plan waives cost of coronavirus testing for members

Coronavirus test coverage APWU Health Plan will waive the cost of coronavirus testing for members. The cost of coronavirus (COVID-19) testing is a concern among postal and federal employees and retirees. Health Plan members will have access to coronavirus testing, as prescribed by a health care professional, and the Plan will waive the deductible and…

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