Claro Peru and Bitel fined over PEN 300,000 for subscriber data breaches

Tuesday 4 December 2018 | 10:38 CET | News
Peruvian telecommunications services regulator Osiptel has fined Bitel and Claro Peru (America Movil) a total of nearly PEN 340,000 for subscriber information breaches, reports El Comercio. Bitel, a subsidiary of Vietnamese state-run telco Viettel, was fined PEN 169,320 for taking 123 working days to inform the regulator of subscriber data, with Claro fined the same amount for failing to allow users to access their complaint files at any time.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: America Movil / Bitel Peru / Claro Peru / Osiptel / Viettel
Countries: Peru
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