Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Closed Settlement Statement:
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.Case Summary:
TCL Communication is settling a class action alleging that it removed LTE Band 12 frequency from Alcatel One Touc Idol 3 smartphones. The plaintiffs claimed that the removal was done via a software update and that it greatly reduced the functionality of the phones.Docket Number:
Company: TCL Communication Inc.
Filing Deadline: April 13, 2019
Class Period: January 1, 2015 to December 27, 2016
Objection Deadline: May 13, 2018
Exclusion Deadline: May 13, 2018
Final Approval Hearing: June 11, 2018Proof of Purchase:
You must prove that (a) you live in NC or KY; (b) you bought an Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 4.7-inch or 5.5-inch smarphone between January 1, 2015 and December 27, 2016, and (c) the phone used the T-Mobile Network, including Lyca Mobile, MetroPCS, Net10, Republic Wireless, Simple Mobile, Straight Talk, Ting, TracFone, Ultra Mobile, Univision Mobile, US Mobile, Walmart Family Mobile, ZIP SIM.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if
- You live in North Carolina or Kentucky,
- Bought an Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 4.7-inch or 5.5-inch smarphone,
- Between January 1, 2015 and December 27, 2016, and
- Used the T-Mobile network, including the following virtual network operators: Lyca Mobile, MetroPCS, Net10, Republic Wireless, Simple Mobile, Straight Talk, Ting, TracFone, Ultra Mobile, Univision Mobile, US Mobile, Walmart Family Mobile, ZIP SIM (formerly Ready SIM).
The company may choose to do either of the following: (a) reinstate the LTE Band 12 functionality on cell phone, or (b) provide a comparable replacement Alcatel smartphone with LTE Band 12 functionality.
Total Settlement Amount: UnknownClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Migliaccio & Rathod LLP
Whitfield Bryson & Mason
Claim Form: Alcatel Band 12 Smartphone Settlement Claim Form
Case Name: Matthews, et al. v. TCL Communication, Inc. et al.
Settlement Website: Alcatel Band 12 Smartphone Settlement Website
RG2 Claims Administration
Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 Settlement
c/o RG2 Claims Administration
P.O. Box 59479
Philadelphia, PA 19102-9479