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Latest News in Telecommunications

  • July 15, 2024

    T-Mobile Broke Price-Lock Promise After Merger, Suit Says

    T-Mobile's promise to federal regulators not to raise prices for three years after its megamerger with Sprint has now expired and it's hiking prices, even on plans that it told customers it would never raise the rates on, according to a new proposed class action.

  • July 15, 2024

    Netgear Defends RICO, Antitrust Case Against Huawei

    Router maker Netgear is coming out in defense of its suit accusing the Chinese government-affiliated Huawei of racketeering and antitrust violations, saying that the tech company has attacked its claims by "overstating the pleading requirements and ignoring the law."

  • July 15, 2024

    BEAD Should Not 'Impede' Rural 5G Fund, FCC Says

    The chair of the Federal Communications Commission told Congress the fear of overlapping deployment is no reason for the government to spend infrastructure dollars on building out fixed internet service before auctioning spectrum for rural mobile broadband projects.

  • July 15, 2024

    Record Labels Sue Verizon Over Internet Users' File Sharing

    A group of the biggest music labels in the world is suing Verizon for allegedly profiting from what they call "pervasive" and "staggering" copyright infringement of the labels' music, saying in a complaint that the internet service provider "deliberately turned a blind eye" to music pirating on its network.

  • July 15, 2024

    Calif. Justices Nix 3 Charter Arb. Terms, Remand Severability

    The California Supreme Court held Monday that three of four challenged provisions in Charter Communications Inc.'s employee arbitration agreement are "substantively unconscionable" but remanded a worker's discrimination case back to the trial court to determine if those provisions can be severed and the agreement can still be enforced.

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