Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AT&T
Current Parent Company: 
AT&T
Penalty: 
$170,185
Year: 
2016
Date: 
July 27, 2016
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Communications announced plans to fine AT&T $106,425 for charging two Florida school districts some of the highest telecommunications rates in the state, in apparent violation of federal law and the FCC's lowest corresponding price' rule. In addition to the fine, the FCC said it planned to order AT&T to repay $63,760 it apparently improperly received from the Universal Service Fund as a subsidy for these services.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Communications Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
Specific Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
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Parent company note: 
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