T-Mobile's Legere: FTC charges "without merit"

T-Mobile's Legere: FTC charges "without merit"
Earlier today, we told you that the FTC had accused T-Mobile of cramming. This is the practice of charging customers for unauthorized services provided by third party companies. T-Mobile quickly responded to the suit filed by the government agency. CEO John Legere called the FTC's action "unfounded and without merit."

T-Mobile's CEO said that the carrier stopped billing for the questionable premium SMS texts that the FTC is concerned about, last year. Legere added that the wireless operator had started a program to refund in full, charges made on a customer's account for something that he or she didn't want. Legere says that "the suit against T-Mobile is not only factually and legally unfounded, but also misdirected."

Is this what happens to you when you challenge the powers that be? Will the FTC's suit against T-Mobile slow down the latter's momentum? Will it put the kibosh on any chance at all of a Sprint-T-Mobile deal? The news is still too fresh for us to be learning answers to these questions. Right now, all we know is that the FTC has accused T-Mobile of illegalities, and now John Legere is striking back. Considering what he has accomplished over the last year, we wouldn't bet against him.

source: T-Mobile


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