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Italy's PD party moves to stop 28-day bills

Wednesday 25 October 2017 | 13:10 CET | News
Italy's ruling Democratic Party (PD) has submitted an amendment to a recently-approved tax decree requesting a ban on moves by telecommunications operators to bill customers on a 28-day rather than on a monthly basis, reports Il Sole 24 Ore. Under the terms of the proposed amendment submitted to the Italian Senate by Alessia Morani and signed by Stefano Esposito, charging customers on a 28-day basis rather than on a monthly basis would be made illegal. In addition, operators would face fines of up to EUR 5 million for flouting the rules, as well as "lump sum compensation of no less than EUR

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Companies: Agcom / Fastweb / Telecom Italia / TIM / Vodafone Italia / Wind Tre
Countries: Italy
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