“AT&T filed a lawsuit Dec. 8 in a district court in Bexar County, Texas, against Time Warner Cable’s San Antonio division, alleging that the cable operator engaged in “a methodical invasion of facilities owned, operated and controlled by AT&T Texas” while installing voice service at apartments and other multiple-dwelling units in and around the city. In its lawsuit against Time Warner Cable in San Antonio, AT&T alleges that: “Cable technicians trespassed on AT&T facilities and cut or disconnected wires in network interface devices.”
Cellphone dealers will sometimes hold new and limited quantity cellphones from existing customers, preferring to sell them to more profitable new customers or contract upgrades, members of HowardForums allege.
What to look out for when buying a new home: predatory lenders, kickbacks to title insurance companies and super-fun undisclosed terms.
The story of a Houston landscaping company that refused to work for a local gay couple finally percolated to the AP newswire. There, the AP reporters achieved the heretofore impossible, an actual quote from the Farbers, owners of the Garden Guy company.
The rumble in the jungle over a landscaper refusing to do work for homosexuals has made its way from internet dustup to ithe Houston Chronicle. Columnist Rick Casey does an excellent job of summarizing the event’s details.
For a direct marketer, nothing is infra dig as long as it gets a sale.
Somehow we got on the fast track as the go-to guys for Southern Walmart complaints. The latest comes courtesy of Tiffany-Anne Everett who thinks we somehow have the power to fire a Walmart manager.
A loyal Consumerist reader, Chris has developed incredible abilities. Not only can he recognize both good and bad customer service, he can reward and punish it with a powerful consumer weapon: the letter to management.
If we were our sister site Gizmodo, we’d be able to fill this brief prologue to Texas Teabag’s email about tire shopping in the Lone Star State with a 1:1 ratio of words to teabagging puns. Unfortunately, we’re not nearly as talented in the subtle art of the oral/anal/vaginal entendre; our more imaginative and literary readers will have to mentally superimpose these literary gems upon our description.
Poof. The records of over a million customers at Texas A&M’s largest student loan provider have been lost. The records contained personal information about the borrowers.
Two days ago, a Texan walked into his local Time Warner office, dumped his cable box on their counter and announced he was cancelling his service.
Last week we reported on US Energy doing a little hit and run salesmanship of their natural gas delivery service.
Dr. Kirtland Speaks, the chiropractor who’s suing Louisiana for his right to telemarket car accident victims using their phone numbers found in public accident reports, well, he’s moving from Texas to Louisiana and he’s got a hydrocullator or two to get rid of.
Yesterday we told you about Dr. Kirtland Speaks, a back-cracker who’s suing for his right to telemarket to accident victims, using phone numbers from public accident reports. He’s alleging that preventing this marketing plan violates the First Amendment.