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“Do Not Call” violations cost Sprint big


Sprint is facing the biggest fine yet for ignoring customers’ “Do Not Call” requests.

The Federal Communications Commission announced Monday that the wireless carrier will pay a $7.5 million dollar fine, set up a compliance program and send reports to regulators for the next two years.

Sprint continued to send promotional text messages and phone calls to customers who opted out of the campaigns.

This is the biggest fine for a “Do Not Call” case yet, but with Sprint bringing in over $8.9 billion so far this year, it won’t be too much of a setback.

Back in 2011, Sprint paid a $400,000 settlement for the same violation.