WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) and AT&T Inc (T.N), the two largest U.S. wireless carriers, as well as cable giant Comcast Corp (CCZ.N) said on Monday they will extend a commitment through June 30 not to cancel service or charge late fees to customers who have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
FILE PHOTO: A man stands next to the logo of Verizon at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
In March, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said major wireless and internet providers – including Verizon, Comcast, AT&T, T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) and Alphabet’s Google Fiber (GOOGL.O) – had agreed not to terminate service for subscribers for 60 days. In total, more than 700 companies have now agreed to the voluntary measures.
In March, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said carriers had also agreed to open Wi-Fi hotspots to anyone who needs them. A group of 24 state attorneys general last week asked carriers to extend…
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