FCC says four telecom firms will pay $6 mn to settle 911 probes

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said four telecom providers will pay a total of $6 million to settle investigations into compliance with the agency’s 911 reliability rules during 2020 network outages.
Telstra broadbandAT&T, CenturyLink (now Lumen Technologies), Intrado, and Verizon Communications will implement compliance plans to ensure adherence to FCC emergency call rules.

Lumen will pay $3.8 million, while Intrado will pay $1.75 million. AT&T will pay a total of $460,000 to settle two investigations, while Verizon will pay $274,000 settlement.