Despite protests from all the major ISPs out there, the Federal Communications Commission has voted in favor of officially changing the definition of “broadband”.
Cable and wireless companies have all but guaranteed that they will sue the FCC to stop any Title II classification.
AT&T is essentially admitting that they will use their Title II status to simply dodge charges of throttling customer data.
The FCC is vastly under-staffed and over-worked due to multiple acquisitions being put on its table.
Here are some ways wireless companies are purposefully misleading customers through confusing terms and hidden fine print.
Hotels believe that even though signal jammers are banned by the FCC, such banning does not apply to the unlicensed frequencies of Wi-Fi.
To compensate for the illegal practice of cramming, charging customers for unwanted services, T-Mobile will be laying out some major cash to make amends.
FCC commissioners are soon vote on allegations of bill cramming against US carrier Sprint, which could see the company slapped with a $105 million fine.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is calling out Verizon for their Title II hypocrisy.
Verizon tells the FCC that “sponsored data” is reasonable given the consumer benefits.