Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AT&T Mobility LLC
Current Parent Company: 
AT&T
Penalty: 
$100,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
June 17, 2015
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Communications Commission announced plans to fine AT&T Mobility, LLC $100,000,000 for misleading its customers about unlimited mobile data plans. The FCC's investigation alleged that AT&T severely slowed down the data speeds for customers with unlimited data plans and that the company failed to adequately notify its customers that they could receive speeds slower than the normal network speeds AT&T advertised.

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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