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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, April 26, 2021

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Today’s Regulatory Mix:  FCC Fines $4.1 Million for Slamming/Cramming Violation, Minnesota Disconnection Moratorium Ending August 2, 2021

 

FCC finesFCC Fines $4.1 Million for Slamming/Cramming Violation 

The FCC announced that Tele Circuit Network Corporation was fined $4,145,000 for switching consumers from their preferred carrier to Tele Circuit without permission and adding unauthorized charges to consumers’ bills.  Read More

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For Telecom, Slamming and Cramming Issues Persist

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TMI_Logo-294627-edited.pngIn 1999, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted rules to deter slamming and cramming by carriers and to help consumers gain a better understanding of their telecommunications bills. In 2012, to address a surge in cramming, the FCC required that landline carriers offer their customers the option to block third-party charges by making it clearly known on their website, on each bill, and at the point of sale. Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, July 14, 2017

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The_Mix_logo3.pngToday:  Arkansas Opts In to FirstNet,  FCC Eliminates Several ETC Annual Reporting Requirements, FCC Open Meeting Results for July  Read More

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