Senators Ask FCC To Scrutinize Carrier Exclusivity

The Rural Cellular Association along with several US Senators is asking the FCC to take a look at the practice of exclusivity agreements that carriers use to subsidize cell phones and other mobile gadgets. The Senators set on the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet and are planning to hold a hearing on Wednesday to examine whether or not exclusivity agreements unfairly restrict consumer choice and affect competition.

Those sounds you hear are lobbyists gearing up to prevent this from going anywhere.


Via Reuters