Verizon Wireless Takes Alltel to Court Over Ads
Verizon Wireless has filed a false advertising lawsuit against Alltel. In the lawsuit, Verizon claims that Alltel falsely represented its position as the only carrier to allow customers to alter their service plans without lengthening the terms of their contract. Verizon changed its policy in October, permitting customers to change their plans without penalty. It then notified Alltel that the ad was misleading. Alltel said it changed the ad, but Verizon contends that Alltel continued to run the ad for over a month after Verizon contacted Alltel. Damages were not specified.
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AT&T Replacing Alltel Brand with Its Own Across Georgia
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Verizon to Share Customer Browsing Data with AOL
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Verizon, AT&T Using 'Supercookies' to Track Customers
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its true, I saw that ad three times after vzw changed policy
Alltel can continue showing ads, judge rules
A judge has refused to grant a temporary restraining order that would have forced Alltel Wireless to drop an advertisement.
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While the ad may technically constitute false advertising, you have to consider that it was conceived before VZW (and later AT&T) changed their policies. I don't know what the legal situation is on this, but I would think that VZW unpredictably changing one of its policies shouldn't have an adverse affect on another company, in this case ALLTEL, since the original existing ad represents a somewhat significant investment on their part and they designed it to run for a certain amou...
ALLTEL False Advertising About Plans and Competitors!!!!! What's Wrong With Them?
Get some theropy and and attorney Chad!!
My family had a plan with Alltel for two years. We switched to Verizon for better plans and less dropped calls(Which Worked). When we were with Alltel, not only did they false advertising on competitors, about
And Sprint needs to join the lawsuit too, since sprint is now offering anytime plan changes
Verizon + Sprint vs Alltel = Overkill
Helio offers this (from the beggining)
Skip the lawsuit
Just buy them out Verizon.... You know you want too.
It's only a matter of time, then it's audios Chad!
The Irony of Their Ads
Lol I just saw that add yesterday and said this would happen
What idiots. When EVERYONE has now changed (well, VZW, Sprint, AT&T and TMO) they can't make claims like that. If it was just one they could get away with it, but what they were doing was just BEGGING for a lawsuit.
Verizon Still Sucks
U.S. Cellular has been doing that for years...
Go Alltel go!
Chad in Trouble!