Policymakers should prohibit providers of residential utility services from implementing prepaid service programs.
Policymakers should protect consumers from anticompetitive activities that could increase utility rates.
Policymakers should only approve mergers that demonstrate net long-term, enduring, and sustainable consumer benefits.
Policymakers should ensure that all consumers have access to essential telecommunications services in their residences. This service should be affordable, reliable, and high-quality.
Policymakers should relax or remove laws and regulations only when there are clear consumer benefits.
Policymakers should prohibit telecommunications service providers from engaging in unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts and practices. This includes fraudulent or misleading marketing.
Policymakers should create consumer protections for wireless communications services. This includes text messages.
Policymakers and regulators should ensure that wireless carriers make wireless E911 technology available as soon as possible in areas where it does not yet exist.
Policymakers should ensure that all consumers have access to high-quality voice telecommunications services. The service should be affordable and reliable.