FCC Ponders Price Regulation of Obsolete Data Services

A few months ago, the FCC voted to initiate a new proceeding that could lead to a re-regulation of prices for special access service, with them setting prices for how much telecom firms are allowed to charge some businesses for the service.  According to the FCC, there was enough evidence to show that the current […]

Phone Scam Raids Consumer’s Wallets

Our last ConsumerGram analyzed the hidden telephone fees that consumers pay as a result of an outdated system of regulated payments between telephone companies. We concluded then that these payments represent subsidies that hurt consumers, are inefficient, and are not sustainable in the face of increasing competition. Moreover, the subsidy scheme works to discourage investment […]