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Verizon to Pay Upwards of $50 million in Refunds, Clyburn Says Customers Deserve More than Refunds

by Matthew L. Schafer On Sunday, Verizon Wireless reported that it will refund customers who were subject to various $1.99 data fees as a result of stock cell phone software, which used data unbeknown to the customer.   According to a … Continue reading

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Growing Pains: Cell Phone Manufacturers and Service Providers Face Battles On All Fronts

by Matthew L. Schafer The last few months have been one giant headache for cell phone manufacturers and service providers and one giant victory for consumers.  On June 15, San Francisco passed a city ordinance requiring all cell phone retailers … Continue reading

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Did We Say 5¢ a Minute? We Meant $5: Cell Companies Battle FCC “Bill Shock” Survey

by Matthew L. Schafer On Thursday, the Wireless Association (CTIA) took its fight to a public stage, writing a blog in rebuttal to a recent Federal Communications Commission cell phone price gauging.  A May survey, sponsored in part by the FCC, … Continue reading

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