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UPDATE: Verizon gives in, no more inconvenient convenience fee

You’ve been reading all the hullabaloo surrounding Verizon’s recent announcement that they would be hitting users with a $2 dollar convenience fee for one time payments. This morning, we also found out that the FCC was taking matters into their own hands and promising consumers further investigation. Well, it looks like that was the last straw. Verizon… Read more

FCC steps in to investigate Verizon’s “convenience fee”

We reported that Verizon Wireless confirmed this week that they would be leveraging a $2 convenience charge for one-time payments. Ironic that we’re being charged a convience fee that is decidedly inconvenient. Yeah, we know, its ridiculous. So now, we need to pay a fee to pay our bills. Well, try to pretend not to be shocked but the FCC has decided to… Read more