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March 17, 2021, 6:58 PMUpdated: March 17, 2021, 7:47 PM

AT&T Halts Free Data Services After Net Neutrality Ruling (1)

Jon Reid
Jon Reid

AT&T Inc. will no longer exempt certain TV shows and movies from customers’ monthly data allowance after a federal judge allowed California’s net neutrality law to take effect.

“The new law not only ends our ability to offer California customers such free data services but also similarly impacts our customers in states beyond California,” the company said in a statement.

California’s law bans broadband providers from exempting certain content from counting toward a consumer’s data cap.

AT&T defended the practice, arguing that it “delivered significant benefits and saved consumers money.”

Supporters of the California law argue that AT&T offered the ...

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