Verizon Settles ETF Suit, Will Pay $21M
Verizon Wireless has decided to settle a class action lawsuit in California over early termination fees. Verizon Wireless will pay some 175,000 members of the class a total of $21 million. Verizon said that this settlement ends all litigation over how early termination fees were applied. This lawsuit pre-dates the change in Verizon's ETF for advanced devices, which rose from $175 to $350 in November 2009. The FCC investigated the increase in ETFs but never announced a decision on their impact on consumers.
Sep 18, 2018
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai pulled no punches when remarking on the state of California's recently-passed net neutrality rules. Speaking at the Maine Heritage Policy Center, Pai heaped criticism on the state's legislature.
Feb 1, 2018
LG has reached an agreement with lawyers representing owners of select smartphones and will offer impacted class members cash. The settlement puts to rest the bootloop problem that plagued a number of LG smartphones, including the G4, G5, V10, V20, and Nexus 5X.
Oct 1, 2018
California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation on Sunday that made net neutrality the law, but the state was quickly sued by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Oct 3, 2018
Four major internet company lobbying organizations have filed a lawsuit against California seeking to block the state's new net neutrality law. California recently signed into law strict rules governing internet providers to prevent throttling, blocking, and paid prioritization.
Oct 26, 2018
California today said it has agreed not to enforce its own net neutrality law until a final decision is reached concerning the FCC's scrapping of Obama-era regulations. In December 2017, the FCC voted to get rid of the previous administration's net neutrality rules, which classified broadband as a utility under Title II and set bright line rules regarding internet traffic.
Let's get rid of subsidized phones...
What happened to educating the consumer on those choices. Maybe that is a better idea.
A big discount.
So instead of getting discount for signing a 2yr agreement.... just give consumer a discount every two years for using the service 24+ months
Its a dream but just anything to make ppl realize what they are getting and maybe save some trouble later by making them appreciate it. Sad ...
21Million to VZW is like a penny from a bum.
i hope apple pay alot more!!
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