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Italian regulator to probe operator prepay billing changes

Monday 3 August 2015 | 09:53 CET | News
Italy's communications watchdog AgCom has asked the country's anti-trust and competition regulator AGCM to investigate the introduction of billing every 28 days by the operators TIM, Vodafone Italia and Wind. According to AgCom, the operators now automatically renew prepay plans every 28 days, instead of one full month, with the corresponding restrictive effects on users and competition. "The major mobile operators have in recent months introduced automatic renewal of prepay offers every four weeks rather than on the monthly basis applied previously. Economically, the effect of the new

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Agcom / TIM / Vodafone Italia / Wind
Countries: Italy
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