Class Claims AT&T's High-Speed DSL Is Defective

Law360, New York (August 2, 2010, 4:13 PM EDT) -- A group of consumers has slapped AT&T Operations Inc. with a putative, nationwide breach of contract and fraud class action claiming the telecommunications giant's high-speed data delivery service is systematically defective and causes Internet, phone and television connectivity problems.

The class lodged its complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma on Friday, claiming that the alleged systemwide flaws reflect “an intentional and willful decision by AT&T to sacrifice quality for greater profits” as the company deliberately underfunded the necessary infrastructure for...
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