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Why cell phone outage reports are secret | Tuesday, December 19th, 2006

Why cell phone outage reports are secret - The Red Tape Chronicles -

Consumers have no idea how reliable their cell phone service will be when theybuy a phone and sign a long-term contract. The Federal Communications Commission could offer some guidance, but it won't. The agency refuses to make public a detailed database of cell phone provider outages that it has maintained since 2004.A federal Freedom of Information Act request for the data, filed in August by, has been rejected by the agency.