Gathering storm

Ford, Tracy
September 2007
RCR Wireless News;9/17/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 35, p10
Trade Publication
The author comments that U.S. wireless carriers and their lobbying organization, Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA), have a steep challenge ahead of them as sentiment for the status quo in wireless comes under fire. They include locked handsets, early termination fees, and two-year contracts. Legislation that would launch a wireless users' bill of rights is also under way. This is the result of the industry's bad publicity, that is, it is so rotten to its customers that Congress needs to step in.


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