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June 17, 2015

FCC Fines AT&T $100 Million on Data Throttling Charges

The FCC has proposed a $100 million data throttling fine for AT&T based on charges that the wireless carrier used deceptive carrier practices against consumers. More specifically, AT&T is being accused of data throttling, the practice of slowing down data flowing from a mobile network, resulting in slow connection speeds for users.
January 5, 2015

Cramming Penalties Continue for U.S. Carriers

In the last weeks of 2014, Sprint and T-Mobile became the latest targets of cramming lawsuits by the U.S. government. Sprint was slammed with lawsuits from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the FCC, while T-Mobile settled with the FCC to pay $90 million in similar penalties for cramming.
December 3, 2014

Defining Unlimited: US Government Cracks Down on Deceptive Carrier Practices

The days of deceptive wireless charges may be at an end – within recent months, the U.S. government officially slapped no less than 4 lawsuits on the largest U.S. carriers in 2014.
October 13, 2014

Mobile Cramming: What is it and Who is Affected?

The issue of cramming has recently taken center stage in the mobile industry, in light of scandals involving top U.S. carriers AT&T and T-Mobile. Find out more about mobile cramming, and what this could mean for you...