California doubles down, offers Obama Phone companies more money

The California PUC just announced that it would ante up state funds and pay the Obama Phone companies more than double the federal subsidy for some accounts.

FCC cracks down on Obama Phone fraud, fines eleven companies $90 million

The Federal Communications Commission has taken another major step in its efforts to reduce fraud and abuse in the Obama Phone program by assessing $90 million in fines against eleven companies that participate in the program across the country.

Georgia’s new $5 per month Obama Phone fee challenged by CTIA

Georgia has begun charging each Obama Phone user a $5 fee each month for what is supposed to be a free service. The CTIA has sued the state.