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Italy's Wind Tre fined EUR 406,000 for out of bundle data costs

Friday 22 March 2019 | 09:33 CET | News
Italy's communications watchdog Agcom has fined Wind Tre a total of EUR 406,000 for a number of breaches concerning the transparency and control of out of bundle data fees charged by the 3 Italia brand. In a statement the regulator accused the operator of automatically applying charges without prior notice to subscribers or without blocking consumption when they exceeded their bundled data between 2017 and 2018. Agcom also accused Wind Tre of a lack of transparency in pre-contractual information provided to users regarding data limits and said it had decided to impose a fine after rejecting

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Italia / Wind Tre
Countries: Italy
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