Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
T-Mobile
Current Parent Company: 
Deutsche Telekom
Penalty: 
$48,000,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
October 19, 2016
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

The FCC's Enforcement Bureau announced that T-Mobile would pay a fine and provide benefits to consumers totaling at least $48 million as part of a settlement resolving an investigation into whether the company adequately disclosed speed and data restrictions for its "unlimited" data plan subscribers.

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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