For Telecom, Slamming and Cramming Issues Persist

Posted by Karen Ritter

In 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.

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Topics: slamming, cramming, slamming and cramming, FCC's truth-in-billing rules, third party billing, Preferred Carrier - PIC - Freezes, TPV, “Double-Check” by Executing Carrier, Sales Call Misrepresentations, Home Page

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, July 14, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  Arkansas Opts In to FirstNet,  FCC Eliminates Several ETC Annual Reporting Requirements, FCC Open Meeting Results for July 

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Topics: Arkansas opts in to FirstNet, ETC Annual Reporting Requirements, Form 481, caller ID spoofing, Rural Call Completion Requirements, slamming and cramming, FCC July Open Meeting

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