Take action against AT&T: AT&T Calls For Modernization Of FCC’s Lifeline Program

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Law360 (August 5, 2020, 7:31 PM EDT) — AT&T on Tuesday said the Federal Communications Commission’s low-income subsidy program for phone and broadband service needs to be updated, stating in a blog post that lawmakers should consider streamlining Lifeline’s eligibility requirements and modernizing delivery as part of efforts to expand the benefit program.Joan Marsh, the telecom company’s executive vice president of regulatory and state external affairs, wrote that the current Lifeline program — which provides about $10 a month to low-income households for phone and internet expenses — “lags far behind” technological advances in U.S. benefit programs.”Consumers and providers are still caught in a web of Lifeline…

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