Brazilian regulator bans bundling of broadband

Friday 30 July 2010 | 16:05 CET | News
The practice adopted by some operators of requiring broadband subscribers to also take a phone line is now officially prohibited in Brazil. In a statement regulator Anatel said it had taken 'precautionary measures' against operators Telefonica, Telemar, GVT, CTBC and Brasil Telecom, determining that they stop this kind of marketing. The so-called 'bundling' of broadband connections, although vetoed by the Code of Consumer Protection, has been regularly practiced by the operators. According to Anatel, so far only Telefonica has not appealed against the decision, which must be approved by the

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Anatel / Brasil Telecom / CTBC / GVT / Telefonica- Movistar
Countries: Brazil
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