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FCC, T-Mobile reach USD 17.5 mln settlement over 911 outage

Monday 20 July 2015 | 09:48 CET | News
The FCC has reached a USD 17.5 million settlement with T-Mobile US, resolving an investigation into two 911 service outages on the operator's national network on 8 August 2014. The separate but related outages lasting approximately 3 hours combined, prevented T-Mobile customers from reaching first responders when making mobile 911 calls. In its investigation, the FCC found that T-Mobile did not provide timely notification of the outages to all affected 911 call centres, as required by its rules. The investigation also found that the outages would have been avoided if T-Mobile had implemented

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: FCC / T-Mobile US
Countries: United States
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