Sprint to pay USD 7.5 mln to settle FCC charges

Monday 19 May 2014 | 21:56 CET | News
Sprint will pay USD 7.5 million to resolve an FCC Enforcement Bureau investigation of the mobile wireless company's failure to honour consumer requests to opt out of phone and text marketing communications. This represents the largest Do-Not-Call settlement that the FCC has ever reached. In addition to the USD 7.5 million payment, Sprint will implement a two-year plan to ensure compliance with FCC requirements designed to protect consumer privacy and prevent consumers from receiving unwanted telemarketing calls. This follows a 2011 settlement with Sprint arising from complaints that Sprint

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Countries: United States
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