• T-Mobile gets $40 million fine for fake ring tones, connections

    3 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Just because you hear the other line ringing doesn't necessarily mean the other line is actually ringing. Especially if the caller is on T-Mobile. It seems that the Un-carrier has been “faking it” when it comes to connecting calls in rural areas, using fake ring tones and connections to make it seem like they were connecting and just failing. That...
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  • T-Mobile fined $40 million because it played fake ringtones and lies to rural users about call quality

    T-Mobile fined $40 million because it played fake ringtones and lies to rural users about call quality

    3 monthes ago - By Android Central

    Unlike the Uncarrier.
    The FCC has fined T-Mobile $40 million for faking connections to rural customers in Wisconsin, according to a release. It also inserted fake ring tones into those calls to make it seem like they were connecting and failing, even though no one was on the other end of the call to pick up.
    The FCC's Enforcement Bureau opened an investigation following rural carrier and consumer complaints that T-Mobile callers were unable to reach consumers served by three rural carriers in Wisconsin. Although T-Mobile reported to the FCC that the problems had been "resolved," the...
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  • T-Mobile to pay $40 million as part of FCC settlement over failed rural calls

    T-Mobile to pay $40 million as part of FCC settlement over failed rural calls

    3 monthes ago - By TmoNews

    T-Mobile has reached a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission for violating the Communications Act of 1934. T-Mobile failed to correct issues with calls being delivered to rural customers, says the FCC. The agency began investigating complaints that T-Mo customers were unable to reach consumers using three rural Wisconsin carriers, and while T-Mobile told the FCC that the issue had been resolved, the FCC continued to get complaints. Complaints filed directly with T-Mobile showed patterns of...
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