FCC rules in favor of industry in rounding up case

Weaver, Heather Forsgren
June 2001
RCR Wireless News;6/4/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 23, p38
Trade Publication
Reports on the May 25, 2001 ruling of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on a petition filed by litigants in a lawsuit complaining of the billing practices of GTE Corp. Reaction to the FCC ruling; Details on the industry practices at issue; Involvement of Verizon Wireless in the lawsuit.


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