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America Movil's TracFone fined USD 6 mln for breaching subsidy programme

Friday 3 April 2020 | 10:20 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed a USD 6.013 million fine against TracFone Wireless, a prepaid provider owned by America Movil offering Lifeline service under the SafeLink Wireless brand, for allegedly breaching the Commission's Lifeline programme rules. In a statement, the FCC said TracFone apparently claimed federal Lifeline funding for customers who were not actually determined to be eligible for the programme, which is designed to make communications services more affordable for low-income Americans.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: America Movil / FCC / Tracfone Wireless
Countries: United States
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