Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
SBC Communications
Current Parent Company: 
AT&T
Penalty: 
$6,000,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
October 9, 2002
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Communications Commission fined SBC Communications, Inc. $6 million for violating a competition-related condition that the FCC imposed when it approved the 1999 merger of SBC and Ameritech Corporation.

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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