AT&T and Verizon still at odds with T-Mobile over FCC ruling on data roaming


Late last year, the FCC ruled on a petition filed by T-Mobile over allegations that AT&T and Verizon were parsing language in government rules over “commercially reasonable” data roaming agreements, exploiting an advantage over smaller carriers.

T-Mobile offered some suggested benchmarks to the FCC and the regulator agreed with Team Magenta’s recommendations, ultimately giving a win to all competitive carriers.

The new rules would allow a disputing party to levy a complaint with the FCC, and the government could consider, at its discretion, additional factors while also deciding …