Bill shock

06.21.12
24 wireless operators agree on data roaming alert mechanisms, do nothing about actual roaming rates
06.21.12

24 wireless operators agree on data roaming alert mechanisms, do nothing about actual roaming rates

GSMA, also known as the entity that produces Mobile World Congress and Mobile Asia Expo each year,...

By D. Murph,   06.21.12
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06.13.12
Three UK offers flat-rate plan for unlimited European data roaming
06.13.12

Three UK offers flat-rate plan for unlimited European data roaming

Three UK is doing its best to stop you getting bill shock on your holidays by introducing a flat r...

By D. Cooper,   06.13.12
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05.31.12
AT&T cuts prices on international data roaming, goes easier on overages
05.31.12

AT&T cuts prices on international data roaming, goes easier on overages

Could it be? Is AT&T addressing bill shock by simply trying to make international data roamin...

By J. Fingas,   05.31.12
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04.19.12
FCC begins tracking wireless carriers' implementation of bill shock notifications
04.19.12

FCC begins tracking wireless carriers' implementation of bill shock notifications

If you've ever mistaken your wireless bill for your phone number, only to discover a dollar sign i...

By Z. Lutz,   04.19.12
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10.17.11
FCC and CTIA get set to hit back against bill shock
10.17.11

FCC and CTIA get set to hit back against bill shock

Bill shock? It's "a real consumer problem that needs to be fixed," according to FCC chairman Juli...

By B. Heater,   10.17.11
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10.13.10
FCC set to approve rules compelling carriers to alert you when you're about to go over your limit
10.13.10

FCC set to approve rules compelling carriers to alert you when you're about to go over your limit

Politicians do love themselves a sharp and emotive turn of phrase, of which few are as good as "bil...

By Vlad Savov,   10.13.10
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05.11.10
FCC task force seeks to squash 'bill shock,' give you the 411 on impending overages
05.11.10

FCC task force seeks to squash 'bill shock,' give you the 411 on impending overages

Call us crazy, but it seems as if the FCC has been earning its keep of late, and the toiling contin...

By D. Murph,   05.11.10
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