States Can Regulate Cell Phone Bills: High Court

Law360, New York (January 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court denied on Tuesday an appeal of a lower court's ruling that allowed states to regulate the format of wireless communication bills.

Sprint Nextel Corp. and T-Mobile USA Inc. brought the case to the Supreme Court against the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates, which had argued that states should be able to require a transparent presentation of expense line items in bills for wireless carriers.

“It always seemed mysterious to consumer advocates and consumers that wireless companies could disguise or not...
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