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Why CUB continues the fight for landlines

Can you count on your cellphone carrier to save your life? When you dial 911 from a cellphone, most consumers may expect dispatchers to immediately know their location. However, current Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules only require your carrier to provide location data that is accurate within 50-300 meters, according…...

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Time to tell AT&T: NO

AT&T Update: The phone company has mailed a letter that has some low-income seniors worried. That’s why we need you to take action.  AT&T is ending a federal “Lifeline” discount that for years has helped some of its most vulnerable low-income customers afford traditional landline phone service.  (It appears on qualifying bills as…...

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