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T-Mobile To Pay Feds $48 Million For Failing to Adequately Disclose “Unlimited Data Plan” Restrictions

October 20, 2016
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 The FCC’s Enforcement Bureau today announced that T-Mobile will pay a fine and provide benefits to consumers totaling at least $48 million as part of a settlement resolving an investigation into whether the company adequately disclosed speed and data restrictions for its “unlimited” data plan subscribers. The FCC’s investigation found that company policy allows...

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Feds Considering Fining Hilton Hotels For Obstruction Investigation Into Allegations It Blocks Customers’ WiFi

Company Failed to Produce Information & Documents Regarding Potential Wi-Fi Blocking at Hilton-Brand Hotels & Resorts After Consumer Complaints — The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau is considering fining Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc. $25,000 for its apparent obstruction of an investigation into whether Hilton engaged in the blocking of consumers’ Wi-Fi devices. In today’s...

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AG Jepsen Joins Colleagues in Urging Phone Carriers to Offer Call-Blocking Technology Customers

July 23, 2015
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Attorney General George Jepsen has joined 44 other state attorneys general in urging five major telephone companies to offer their customers call-blocking technology to assist them in avoiding unwanted robo-calls. In a letter sent to the chief executives of the carriers, the attorneys general stated that a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule clarification...

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AT&T Fined $100 Million For Misleading Customers About Its Unlimited Data Plans

June 17, 2015
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The Federal Communications Commission plans to fine AT&T Mobility, LLC $100,000,000 for misleading its customers about unlimited mobile data plans. The FCC’s investigation alleges that AT&T severely slowed down the data speeds for customers with unlimited data plans and that the company failed to adequately notify its customers that they could receive speeds slower...

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