Three major U.S. carriers agree to stop charging for most premium text messages

AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile have agreed not to charge their customers for commercial Premium Short Messaging Services, which gave users the ability to purchase or subscribe to messaging programs provided by third-party content providers.

Three major U.S. carriers have agreed not to charge their customers for premium text messages, which have emerged as a route for unauthorized third-party charges on mobile phone bills.

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