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Charter Communications and Spectrum Residential Internet Services

August 6th, 2018

July 2018: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 18-cv-6480, C. D. CA.) June 2018: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Charter Communications and Spectrum Management. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the companies misleadingly promise residential internet speeds that it cannot reliably provide. Plaintiffs also claim that the companies falsely represent


Cox Communications Residential Internet Services

July 9th, 2018

A class-action lawsuit was filed against Cox Communications for allegedly falsely advertising its residential internet services. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the company advertises “blazing fast” and “reliable” internet speeds that it does not deliver. In addition, plaintiffs claim that the company falsely promises that consumers who purchase residential internet services will not be bound


The Cost of Frontier Communications Internet Services

September 29th, 2016

In September 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Frontier Communications for allegedly misrepresenting the cost of its Internet services by omitting installation charges, activation fees, or other additional fees from the advertised prices. According to the complaint, the Internet services actually cost “over seven times the advertised price.” (Ayer et al v. Frontier Communications


Gogo’s Internet Services

March 10th, 2016

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Gogo LLC in January 2016. Among other things, the complaint alleges that the company markets passes, subscriptions and plans for in-flight Internet access as continuous, reliable, secure, safe, and comparable to ground-based services when such claims are not true. (Salameno et al v. Gogo Inc. and Gogo


Local Lighthouse Internet Marketing Services

October 14th, 2015

February 2016: This case was voluntarily dismissed , along with two other similar lawsuits against Local Lighthouse that were previously consolidated with this case. July 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Local Lighthouse, Corp. (a company providing Internet marketing and search engine optimization services) for, among other things, allegedly falsely representing that it is


“Low Cost” Internet Access Can Really Add Up

October 24th, 2011

There are many considerations when it comes to choosing an Internet service provider – type (cable, dial-up, DSL, or satellite), speed, price, hardware needed, reliability, and level of support. When looking for home Internet service, the most important thing to do is to read the fine print.  All those splashy ads or telemarketing calls for


Lifetime Price for Xfinity Extreme Triple Play

September 23rd, 2019

September 2019: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-652, D. UT.) August 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Comcast for allegedly misleadingly representing that the monthly price of Xfinity Extreme Triple Play does not change for consumers who sign up for “lifetime” contracts for their cable, internet, and


Cablevision’s Optimum

July 8th, 2019

In June 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Cablevision for allegedly failing to properly notify Optimum customers of changes to its cancellation policy and billing practices that require customers who cancel their Optimum cable, internet, and television services within a billing period to pay for the entire 30-day billing cycle. (Presser et al v.


Summary of Action

September 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Stream Gas & Electric, Ltd. (“Stream”), a Texas-based multi-level marketing company that resells electricity and gas to customers, as well as wireless phone and personal protective services, and found that the company and its distributors are engaged in a deceptive marketing campaign. Specifically, TINA.org’s investigation revealed that Stream and its distributors are using a plethora of


Summary of Action

June 14th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Team National, Inc., a Florida-based multi-level marketing company that sells discounts for a variety of third-party products and services, and found that the company and its distributors are engaged in a deceptive marketing campaign. Specifically, TINA.org’s investigation revealed that Team National and its distributors are using a plethora of deceptive, atypical, and unsubstantiated income claims


CenturyLink’s Rates

May 15th, 2018

In May 2018, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against CenturyLink – a telecommunications company — for allegedly charging its customers higher prices than those it advertises. Specifically, the complaint claims that the company promotes fixed monthly rates for internet and telephone services when, according to the plaintiffs, the company then charges higher rates



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