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FCC finds problems with AT&T zero-rating of DirecTV

Friday 11 November 2016 | 08:38 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission sent a letter to AT&T to express concerns about the operator's zero-rating of the DirecTV app for its own mobile customers. AT&T started the practice last month and said it plans to do the same for the upcoming over-the-top service DirecTV Now, when it launches later this month. AT&T's practice "may obstruct competition and harm consumers", said Jon Wilkins, the head of the FCC's wireless division, according to the Wall Street Journal. Robert Quinn, AT&T's head of external and legislative affairs, argued in return that any video provider can sponsor its

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Companies: DirecTV / FCC
Countries: United States
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