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FTC to AT&T: Throttle the "Throttling"

CNN reports that the FTC has accused AT&T of misleading its unlimited data plan customers by failing to adequately disclose the fact that when those customers reached a certain data limit in a billing cycle, the carrier reduced the customer’s connection speeds by as much as 90%. 247 more words

Business - General

FTC sues AT&T over unlimited data plans

For millions of AT&T Inc. wireless customers, unlimited data plans come with a catch, federal regulators said: slower Internet speeds for browsing, video streaming and other Web page loading after reaching a ceiling. 803 more words

Politics

Government accuses AT&T of misleading "unlimited data" customers

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — AT&T is back in the government’s crosshairs.

The Federal Trade Commission announced a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that AT&T misled mobile customers with “unlimited” data plans, deliberately slowing their connection speeds in a practice known as throttling. 291 more words

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U.S. FTC suing AT&T over promises of unlimited data

“The Federal Trade Commission is suing AT&T Wireless [sic] [recte AT&T Mobility], saying it is seeking millions of dollars in restitution for customers who were promised unlimited data plans by the wireless carrier, only to have their mobile network speeds slowed in a practice known as data throttling,” Christine Mai-Duc and Julie Westfall report for The Los Angeles Times. 225 more words

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FTC Says AT&T Misled Customers Over Unlimited Data

WASHINGTON — AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company — slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video. 383 more words

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FTC sues AT&T for throttling customers with "unlimited" data plans

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — AT&T is back in the government’s crosshairs. The Federal Trade Commission announced a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that AT&T misled mobile customers with “unlimited” data plans, deliberately slowing their connection speeds in a practice known as throttling. 304 more words

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FTC Sues AT&T for Misleading Millions of "Unlimited" Data Plan Users

AT&T misled millions of customers with “unlimited” data plans by deliberately reducing their data speeds, the Federal Trade Commission said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. 320 more words

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