FCC Also Investigating T-Mobile
The FCC today said it, too, is investigating claims that T-Mobile fraudulently charged its customers for premium services they did not want. The FCC will work with the FTC to consolidate their cases. The FCC said it will "use our independent enforcement authority to ensure a thorough, swift, and just resolution of the numerous complaints against T-Mobile."
Sprint and Verizon Fined Total of $158M to Settle Cramming Charges
The FCC today said Sprint and Verizon Wireless have agreed to pay $158 million to settle charges that they fraudulently charged customers for third-party services — a tactic referred to as cramming. Specifically, Sprint will pay a total of $68 million, $50 million of which will go back to customers, $14 million of which will go to state governments, and $2 million of which will go to the federal government.
Houses Passes Bill that Could Cripple FCC's Net Neutrality Rules
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed bill HR 2666, which could interfere with the FCC's ability to enforce net neutrality provisions.
FCC and FTC Agree On Investigative Roles
The FCC and FTC today signed a Memorandum of Understanding that defines how the two agencies will work together moving forward. The FCC and FTC have relied on a MOU from 2003 to coordinate on investigations and consumer protection actions.
FCC Fines Total Call Mobile $51M for Lifeline Violations
The FCC says Total Call Mobile abused the Lifeline program and received millions in improper reimbursements for duplicate and ineligible consumers. The FCC alleges that Total Call Mobile employees "willfully and repeatedly" violated FCC rules regarding Lifeline enrollment and unjustly enriched the company.
That's what you get when the FCC chairman is ex Verizon
Please provide sources. Do you just put your hands over your ears and go "la la la la la t-mobile best mobile?! they do no wrong!"