Anacom imposes nearly EUR 3 million in fines in 2020

Tuesday 9 February 2021 | 14:30 CET | News
Portugal's National Communications Authority (Anacom) decided 426 administrative offence cases in 2020, up 137 percent over the previous year. Around 35 percent of the total, or 147 cases, ended with the imposition of fines totaling EUR 2.6 million. The infringements include the non-compliance with obligations for installation of telecoms infrastructure in buildings, non-compliance of wireless equipment, use of wireless networks and services, and provision of value-added services via SMS.

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Companies: Anacom
Countries: Portugal
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