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Australia watchdog appeals court decision on TPG prepayments

Tuesday 12 November 2019 | 12:04 CET | News
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has appealed the Federal Court's decision to dismiss its case against TPG Internet (TPG) for alleged false or misleading representations it made about 'pre-payments' customers had to make on its pre-paid internet, home telephone and mobile plans. The ACCC had alleged that, from March 2013, TPG made false or misleading representations about 'pre-payments' of at least AUD 20 which customers had to pay upfront to cover potential usage outside what was included in their plans.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: TPG
Countries: Australia
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