FCC delays AT&T's plans to end long-term contracts on special services

The Federal Communications Commission on Monday ordered a five-month delay for AT&T to introduce new tariffs that gradually would discontinue long-term contracts on special access plans in which clients received discounts. The FCC said it would study the plan after customers, including Sprint, objected, saying the move was anti-competitive. AT&T proposed the tariffs last month as part of its long-term plan to convert its network to IP-based technology.

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