FCC fines US wireless carriers over illegal location data sharing

From Reuters:


The Federal Communications Commission on Monday fined the largest U.S. wireless carriers nearly $200 million for illegally sharing access to customers’ location information.

The FCC is finalizing fines first proposed in February 2020, including $80 million for T-Mobile, $12 million for Sprint, which T-Mobile has since acquired; $57 million for AT&T, and nearly $47 million for Verizon Communications.