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T-Mobile to pay USD 200 mln fine for Sprint Lifeline abuses

Wednesday 4 November 2020 | 16:45 CET | News
T-Mobile US has agreed to pay the FCC a fine of USD 200 million after an investigation found Sprint was claiming federal subsidies for low-income households without providing the associated mobile services. T-Mobile assumes liability for the case following its takeover of Sprint earlier this year.

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