Friday, 21 September 2018

FTC sues AT&T over unlimited data plans

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 29 October 14

U.S. operator rejects trade watchdog's accusation that it misled millions by throttling heavy users.

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has accused AT&T of misleading unlimited data customers by throttling the connection speeds of heavy users, an accusation the operator refutes. In a court complaint filed late Tuesday, the trade watchdog said AT&T failed to adequately inform customers that they would face a speed restriction once they reached a certain level of data use during a given billing cycle…

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has accused AT&T of misleading unlimited data customers by throttling the connection speeds of heavy users, an accusation the operator refutes. In a court complaint filed late Tuesday, the trade watchdog said AT&T failed to adequately inform customers that they would face a speed restriction once they reached a certain level of data use during a given billing cycle…

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