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Peru's Entel fined CLP 1 mln for misleading WhatsApp advertising

Tuesday 8 August 2017 | 13:48 CET | News
Peru's antitrust and IP protection authority Indecopi has fined operator Entel a total of CLP 1.15 million (around USD 350,000) for an advertising campaign run in December 2015. Indecopi said Entel promised subscribers WhatsApp credit for free even though it transpired they needed to make a PEN 5 top-up or acquire a Superbolsa bundle to access the offer. The entity added that postpaid users could only access the offer if they subscribed to plans of PEN 39 and above.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Entel Peru / WhatsApp
Countries: Peru
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