Friday, March 12, 2010

Purple Owes more than $18 million

Purple Communications has set up a plan to repay more than 18.4 million dollars to the FCC. The video relay provider acknowledges that the FCC inappropriately paid the company $18,459,064 and will not to challenge the FCC’s position. Purple was overcompensated from the government relay fund because calls outside the U.S. are not covered by the fund nor are those made to or from Purple employees. Purple has 180 days to come up with a repayment plan.