Windstream to pay FCC to settle rural call completion probe

Friday 21 February 2014 | 15:18 CET | News
Windstream has agreed to pay USD 2.5 million to resolve an investigation by the Federal Communications Commission's Enforcement Bureau into the company's rural call completion practices. Windstream has also agreed to implement a three-year plan to ensure compliance with FCC requirements designed to combat the issues of long-distance calls failing to complete in rural areas. In its consent decree with the Enforcement Bureau, Windstream has agreed to: make a voluntary contribution of USD 2.5 million to the U.S. Treasury, designate a senior corporate officer to serve as a compliance officer

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: FCC / Level 3 Communications / Windstream
Countries: United States
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