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Plusnet business broadband ads banned by ASA

Thursday 16 November 2017 | 10:54 CET | News
UK broadband providers now have six months until 15 May 2018 to ensure that their business-to-business advertising clearly states the overall monthly cost of a broadband package and all upfront costs to be paid by customers. This follows a ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) which upheld complaints filed against Facebook and banner ads used by Plusnet. 

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