AT&T to pay $60 million to settle FTC complaint over its unlimited data plans

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that AT&T will pay $60 million to settle its lawsuit against the company over its unlimited data plans. In 2014, the FTC sued AT&T for allegedly misleading its millions of smartphone customers by charging them for unlimited data plans while reducing their data speeds. The consumer watchdog found that the wireless provided failed to adequately disclose to customers that if they use up a certain amount of data at given cycle; it will throttle their data speeds. At some point, customers experience difficulty using…

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U.S. Wireless Carriers Offer Free Calls, Texts to Belgium after Terrorist Attacks

US Wireless Carriers Offer Free Calls to Belgium

U.S. wireless carriers including AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ), and Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) are offering free calls and text messages to Belgium after the terrorist attacks in the airport and metro station in Brussels on Tuesday. The three U.S. wireless carriers offered sympathy to the people of Belgium and to its customers who have friends and family there. Free calls and text messages to Belgium starts today AT&T said it would waive or credit charges incurred by its customers for calls placed from the United States to Belgium starting…

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