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Cellphone Companies Agree to Alert Users Before Minutes Exceeded

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phone keypadIn a win for consumers long overdue, cellphone companies are pledging to warn subscribers before they go over their monthly limits for calling minutes, text messages and data use.

The pledge comes in response to a threat of new regulation by the Federal Communications Commission, which wants to curb nasty surprises in the monthly bills of wireless subscribers.

The Wireless Association, which represents the major cellphone companies, said they’re also promising to warn subscribers that they’re paying roaming fees if they travel abroad.

(READ the full AP story in the Milwaukee Journal)

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