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Free Mobile faces legal action from consumer association over 5G marketing

Friday 22 January 2021 | 17:41 CET | News
French association Familles Rurales has started legal action against Iliad subsidiary Free Mobile, accusing the operator of deceptive marketing practices in promoting its 5G services. The case follows a press release published by Free Mobile on 15 December, announcing the launch of the "largest 5G network" in the country. The association believes that the operator has been misleading customers by letting them believe that 5G can currently deliver an improvement in performance across the board, while differences in speed and latency exist based on the spectrum band used.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Free Mobile
Countries: France
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