Clearwire Lied About Connection Speed, Class Says

Law360, New York (November 16, 2010, 11:49 AM EST) -- A putative class of Clearwire Corp. customers has filed a suit over the Internet service provider's practice of limiting online access to certain users during peak hours, claiming they were misled by the company to believe they would have high-speed access at all times.

Clearwire promises that its high-speed Internet, for which customers pay a premium, is great for downloading pictures, music and videos, but an automated regime known as “throttling” purposefully slows users’ connections because the company cannot accommodate the high volume of traffic during...
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