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AGCM to probe TIM, Vodafone, Wind Tre maritime roaming practices

Thursday 5 December 2019 | 13:58 CET | News
Italian antitrust watchdog AGCM has launched a preliminary investigation into the unsolicited activation of maritime roaming services by Telecom Italia (TIM), Wind Tre and Vodafone Italia for customers travelling on cruise ships and ferries. Maritime roaming allows passengers to continue using their phones and other mobile devices even when there's no terrestrial network, usually via costly onboard satellite-based networks, said the watchdog, adding that its officials have already carried out checks at the offices of the operators, with the assistance of Guardia di Finanza (tax police)

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Telecom Italia / TIM / Vodafone Italia / Wind Tre
Countries: Italy
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