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Agcom fines 3 Italia, Wind over EU roaming fees

Thursday 2 February 2017 | 11:21 CET | News
Italian communications regulator Agcom has fined Wind and 3 Italia EUR 258,000 for overcharging clients for roaming services in Europe and also ordered the companies to refund those affected, La Repubblica reported. Under the ruling, the two companies must automatically reimburse customers after failing properly to apply last April's cap on EU roaming charges, the paper claimed.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Italia / Wind
Countries: Italy
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