TracFone, FCC Handset-Unlocking Deal to Impact Millions

TracFone breached FCC rules by improperly certifying that it would unlock phones for customers who are enrolled in Lifeline, a program that provides discounts to low-income Americans, according to an FCC news release.

AT&T, Resellers Square Off in Billing Dispute

Five resellers, including Angles Communication Solutions, have asked the Tennessee Regulatory Authority to intervene in order to prevent AT&T from disconnecting their customers.

Extending VoIP’s Lifeline

EarthLink Inc. in early June announced it will offer a line-powered VoIP service on a trial basis in three markets beginning this fall. The service, powered by Covad, will enable the Atlanta-based ISP to offer voice services in apples-to-apples competition with the ILECs in those markets. Earthlink is the first service provider to trial Covad’s […]

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