FCC Dings Sprint $7.5M for Do-Not-Call Violations
Sprint has agreed to pay the Federal Communications Commission a record fine of $7.5 million for making unwanted calls and sending unwanted text messages to consumers. The FCC says Sprint failed to honor its customers' requests to be left alone. According to the FCC, the fine is the largest ever for such violations. In addition to the financial penalty, the FCC set a consent decree in order to shape Sprint's behavior moving forward. Sprint has agreed to create and enact a plan to ensure the company will comply with the FCC's do-not-call rules. Sprint must name a senior manager to oversee compliance with the rules and implement a training program to ensure that do-not-call requests are honored and added to or stricken from the correct lists. Last Sprint must report any violations of the do-not-call rules to the FCC. The FCC expects to see an initial report from Sprint within 90 days, followed by annual reports for the next two years. Consumers have been able to add their phone numbers to the do-not-call registry since 2003. The idea is to prevent marketers from placing unwanted phone calls to consumers.
Huawei's latest Honor-branded handset is the Honor 9. This all-glass Android smartphone picks up where last year's Honor 8 left off.
May 15, 2018
Honor, Huawei's budget brand, today announced the Honor 10 at an event in London. The phone serves as an affordable option to the P20 Pro and offers similar features.
Jun 27, 2017
Huawei today provided an in-depth look at the Honor 9, the top handset for its Honor brand. The Honor 9 picks up where the Honor 8 left off last year thanks to its curved glass and aluminum frame.
Jan 7, 2018
Huawei today debuted a new red variant of the Honor 7X smartphone. Huawei is only making 20,000 units with the red color, and calls it a limited edition.
We'll be damned if they are allowed to acquire T-Mobile.