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CNMC fines Vodafone, BT, Orange, Masmovil for 902 premium number breach

Wednesday 1 July 2020 | 09:07 CET | News
Spain's communications and competition regulator CNMC has fined the operators BT, Vodafone, Orange, Masmovil and Alai a total of around EUR 167,000 for using special rate numbers with the 902 prefix for lucrative ends. Under Spanish legislation, numbers beginning with 902 must be used for information and customer service purposes only and not to make money. BT, Orange and Vodafone were fined EUR 72,000, EUR 39,000 and EUR 37,000 respectively for breaches reported between December 2016 and May 2019, with Alai and Masmovil handed fines of EUR 13,800 and EUR 5,400 respectively.

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Categories: General
Companies: BT Spain / Masmovil / Orange Spain / Vodafone Spain
Countries: Spain
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