FCC orders Verizon Wireless to pay a fine of $1.25 million and can no longer block tethering apps

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http://www.talkandroid.com – Back when Verizon bid on the 700MHz C Block spectrum, it was understood that there were open device and application obligations. According to the FCC this means any licensees providing service on the C Block Spectrum “shall not deny, limit, or restrict the ability of their customers to use the devices and applications of their choice on the licensee’s C Block network.” This C Block spectrum is what Verizon uses for its LTE network. We have written about various tethering apps which allow you to connect your desktop or other devices to your phone via USB or WiFi in order to get an in (IT news)