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DSL Extreme TrueSTREAM Fiber Optic Claims Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Telecom Evolutions, LLC and Quality Speaks, LLC (together forming DSL Extreme) are settling a class action alleging they falsely marketed their TrueSTREAM internet service in California as being “fiber optic.” The complaint alleges this was misleading, constituted intentional misrepresentation, and violated false advertising laws. The settlement pertains to four packages of DSL Extreme’s TrueSTREAM internet packages, 768 kbps, 1.5 mb, 3.0 mb, and 6.0 mb.

Docket Number:

18STCV08068

Company: Quality Speaks, LLC

Filing Deadline: December 21, 2022

Class Period: March 1, 2015 to July 14, 2017

Objection Deadline: December 21, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: December 21, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: January 20, 2023

Proof of Purchase:

No proof is required, but you must list all of the DSL Extreme TrueSREAM service packages that you bought and the related dates of purchase, along with the phone number associated with your TrueSTREAM service.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you meet all of the following requirements:
- You subscribed to DSL Extreme’s TrueSTREAM internet service via one or more of the following packages: 768 kbps, 1.5 mb, 3.0 mb, and 6.0 mb.
- You were eligible for an ADSL1 package in that you lived in an area serviced by the ADSL1 and maintained a standard copper-based phone line with AT&T concurrent with each month you had TrueSTREAM service through DSL Extreme.
- You lived within, and had a phone line with, one of the following area codes: 213; 310; 323; 408; 415; 424; 442; 510; 562; 619; 626; 628; 650; 657; 661; 669; 707; 714; 747; 805; 818; 831; 858; 909; 925; 949; or 951, and
- Your TrueSTREAM subscription began no earlier than March 1, 2015 and no later than July 14, 2017.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Cash payment according to the TrueSTREAM package you had, multiplied by the number of months you had that package:
- 768 kbps package: $5 per month, for each month of active service.
- 1.5 mb package: $8 per month, for each month of active service.
- 3.0 mb package: $13 per month, for each month of active service.
- 6.0 mb package: $13 per month, for each month of active service.
Also, nonmonetary relief: DSL Extreme will not refer to TrueSTREAM internet service as “fiber optic” unless it can ensure that TrueSTREAM customers are connected via fiber optic cable between the central office and their homes.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$1,500

Law Firms:
Halunen Law
Reese LLP

Claim Form: Fiber Optic Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Chinitz v. Telecom Evolutions, LLC

Settlement Website: Fiber Optic Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Kroll Settlement Administration, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Chinitz v. Telecom Evolutions
c/o Kroll Settlement Administration
P.O. Box 5324
New York, NY 10150-5324
info@fiberopticsettlement.com
833-620-3580

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Fiber Optic Claims