Verizon Wireless is taking Sprint to court for the non-payment of interconnection charges which amountÂ almost to $10 million. With a two-year “statue of limitations” period on the claims coming to a close, Verizon has taken legal action to speed up the process of re-payment.
Verizon’s repeated attempts to collect the debt owed over several months came to no avail. The money owed to Verizon comes from services in the east coast.
Interconnection isÂ used for communicating across networks, andÂ enables theÂ users of two differentÂ service providers toÂ ‘connect’ with each other.
Interconnection charges consist of the following:
- Collecting & delivering calls
- Additional services such as calls to 411, etc.
- Set up, managingÂ and maintainence of pointsÂ of interconnect