U.S. investigating AT&T and Verizon over eSIM collusion
The U.S. Justice Department has reportedly opened an antitrust investigation into claims that AT&T, Verizon, and the G.S.M.A, a mobile industry standards group, colluded to prevent customers from easily switching wireless carriers using eSIM technology. The investigation began five months after one device maker and one wireless carrier filed complaints of collusion to the Justice Department. In February, the Justice Department requested information from AT&T, Verizon, and the G.S.M.A regarding collusion.
eSIM is a technology that eliminates the need for a physical SIM card, which has traditionally been needed to switch carriers. eSIM allows carriers to switch carriers remot…
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