California Cracks Down On Carriers

Rockwell, Mark
July 2002
Wireless Week;7/8/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 27, p1
Trade Publication
Discusses the marketing practices and service quality of wireless carriers operating in California. Example of billing complaints from wireless customers; Role of California Public Utilities Commission; Information on Consumer Federation of America.


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