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FCC asks telcos to extend Keep Americans Connected pledge beyond end June

Monday 22 June 2020 | 09:21 CET | News
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai has asked Congress to prolong the Keep Americans Connected Pledge, first announced in March and then extended to end June. Pai said he has asked companies to disconnect consumers and small businesses who are behind on their bills due to the coronavirus pandemic in July, but instead offer the option of extended payment plans and deferred payment arrangements. He has also asked service providers to maintain and expand their plans over the coming months for low-income families and veterans. as well as remote learning plans for students.

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