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Senators Take Network Operators to Task Over SMS Charges

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Sep 9, 2008, 6:55 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

Sen. Herb Kohl, chair of the antitrust subcommittee, sent a letter to the four major U.S. wireless firms, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless. The letter expressed his concerns that the rates for sending text messages has doubled over the last three years to 20 cents, while the cost of sending them has not increased. Senator Kohl is formally requesting the network operators to explain the reasons for the price increases and to justify them compared to the rates of sending / receiving emails and other services. The network operators have yet to respond.

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What's his mobile number? the Communist Manifesto Sep 11, 2008, 12:05 AM
While he's at it... Humdizzle Sep 9, 2008, 10:34 PM
i think... aTextbookTypo Sep 10, 2008, 9:34 AM
Kohl needs to leave free enterprise alone SCTelephoneMan Sep 9, 2008, 7:46 PM
You know whats really ironic?... Slammer Sep 9, 2008, 11:01 PM
Costs mosherkl Sep 9, 2008, 10:46 PM
  • Re: Costs by Versed   Sep 9, 2008, 11:27 PM
    • Re: Costs by T-Mob   Sep 9, 2008, 11:55 PM
      • Re: Costs by pfs2009   Sep 10, 2008, 6:47 AM
    • Re: Costs by mosherkl   Sep 10, 2008, 8:05 AM
Gas prices mycool Sep 10, 2008, 7:57 AM
hmmm Byrd Sep 9, 2008, 7:42 PM
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    • Re: hmmm by pfs2009   Sep 10, 2008, 6:37 AM
TYPO.... T Mobster Sep 9, 2008, 8:39 PM
 
 
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