Elisa says Finnish minors damage 260,000 smartphones in year

Friday 20 November 2015 | 12:26 CET | News
Finnish children aged 1-17 years have damaged smartphones, tablets and laptops worth more than EUR 100 million over a period of five years, according to SquareTrade, which provides insurance services for Elisa. The operator said 260,000 smartphones have come to grief in the hands of minors in the past year.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Elisa
Countries: Finland
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