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Dec18

Data Roaming Order Undercuts Competitive Wireless Marketplace


Today (December 18, 2014), the FCC’s Wireless Bureau – without a full Commission vote and without going through the appropriate rulemaking proceeding – granted a petition seeking changes to the FCC’s data roaming rules. The following statement should be attributed to Kathleen Grillo, senior vice president, federal regulatory affairs: “The U.S. wireless market is the envy of the world and one of the country’s leading sources of economic growth. It is deeply troubling that the Wireless Bureau has changed a fundamental wireless rule in ways that discourage investment and unfairly advantage one company over others, and has done so without a Commission vote, as required by law.”   View the full statement here. Continue reading

Data Roaming, FCC, Mobile, Wireless

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