Verizon, AT&T, Intrado, and Century Link are all pitching in a $6 million lawsuit settlement to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) after its 2020 fiasco. The issue with these telco companies revolved around its failure to connect a 911 call, also known as the emergency hotline, to selected operators of the government.
The Federal Communications agency received the settlement from four companies regarding the emergency calling rules, which they failed to deliver back in 2020. The federal case focused on the four companies, including Verizon, AT&T, Intrado, and Lumen Technologies (Formerly Century Link), and its failure to hold their end on the 911 calls.
The companies part of this lawsuit have all contributed to a $6 million lawsuit settlement in which AT&T paid $460,000, Verizon with $274,000, Intrado with $1.7 million, and Lumen with $3.8 million.