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FTC sues Frontier Communications for misrepresenting internet speeds

Thursday 20 May 2021 | 11:28 CET | News
The Federal Trade Commission, along with law enforcement agencies from six states, sued ISP Frontier Communications, alleging that the company did not provide many consumers with internet service at the speeds promised them, and charged many of them for more expensive and higher-speed service than it actually provided. 

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