Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sprint Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Deutsche Telekom
Penalty: 
$1,175,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
September 24, 2015
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Communications Commission's Enforcement Bureau reached settlements totaling $1.4 million with Hamilton Relay, InnoCaption, and Sprint Corp., resolving investigations into the companies' inability to handle 911 calls through applications used by callers who are hard of hearing.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Communications Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Germany
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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