T-Mobile Settles ETF Lawsuit
T-Mobile has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit over early termination fees. Members of the class (subscribers who paid T-Mobile's flat-rate ETF of $200 between July 23, 1999 through February 19, 2009) are eligible for a $125 settlement or credit towards T-Mobile's HotSpot service. T-Mobile made it clear that this settlement does not equate to an admission of wrong-doing. The total cash outlay for T-Mobile to cover all the claims is expected to be about $11.5 million.
Sprint Settles Lawsuit Over Nextel Merger for $131 Million
Sprint today settled a class-action lawsuit regarding its 2005 acquisition of Nextel for $131 million. Investors claim Sprint executives defrauded shareholders by inflating stock and bond prices after Sprint closed its acquisition of Nextel.
Verizon Dinged $64M for Decade-Old Transgressions
Verizon Wireless has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit over deceptive billing practices. Customers contend Verizon over-charged Family Share Plan subscribers between 2002 and 2006.
AT&T Targets Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon with Switching Offer
AT&T today said it will pay customers of competing networks up to $650 per line to switch to AT&T. The latest tactic hopes to woo Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless customers by offering to cover their fees.
T-Mobile to Explore Settlement with FTC Over Cramming
T-Mobile has signaled to the Federal Trade Commission it is interested in reaching a settlement regarding accusations it unfairly profited from bogus charges foisted onto customers' bills. The FTC sued T-Mobile over its cramming practices, despite T-Mobile's attempts to preempt such legal action by banning premium content and offering refunds to customers.
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