Dutch mobile operators talk to regulator about handset price

Wednesday 18 June 2014 | 10:04 CET | News
Vodafone, T-Mobile, UPC, Ziggo, Tele2 and Caiway were associate parties to the case brought by KPN about mobile subscriptions sold in combination with a handset, one of the operators confirmed to Telecompaper. The names of the companies were noted already in the ruling by the Supreme Court in the case. The suit revolved around whether smartphones sold bundled with a mobile subscription and marketed as 'free' fall under the rules governing consumer credit. If so, consumers would be protected under the Law on consumer credit. The court ruled that this type of handset sale falls under sales on

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Caiway / KPN / Tele2 / Telecompaper / T-Mobile / UPC / Vodafone / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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