Regulators plan to fine
The penalty against the third-largest U.S. mobile provider was proposed by
Kim Hart, an FCC spokeswoman, declined to comment. Jeffrey Silva, a spokesman for Overland Park, Kan.-based Sprint, said the company doesn't comment on "rumor and speculation."
AT&T Inc. agreed to pay $105 million in October to resolve charges it bills customers millions of dollars for unauthorized third-party subscriptions and horoscopes, ring tones and love tips.
The Federal Trade Commission in July sued the fourth-largest U.S. wireless carrier, T-Mobile US Inc., over similar claims. The company is in talks to settle the case.