The boys in blue (AT&T, not law enforcement) have certainly been keeping themselves busy. Not necessarily with improving their 3G network, working out a reasonable pricing scheme for MicroCell, or enabling that pesky iPhone tethering feature, but rather, with lawsuits. You’d think there’d be some sort of class action thing taking aim at the carrier, but no — AT&T is the one doing the suing.
Specifically, the company has filed suit against a bunch of LCD display manufacturers, accusing them of consorting to fix prices for screens used in gadgets like mobile phones. The suit, which was filed in San Francisco, names companies like LG, Samsung, Sharp, Chunghwa and AU Optronics. AT&T says it has purchased roughly 300 million cell phones from those companies, which — it alleges — were charging inflated prices.
Hmmm. So Big Blue is miffed about being overcharged. Now that is interesting.
[via Phone Scoop]