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Proximus customers blocked from Pokemon Go

Monday 22 August 2016 | 14:34 CET | News
Niantic, the publisher of the Pokemon Go game, blocked all Proximus customers from the game on 19 August due to suspicions of misuse. A player on the Belgian operator's network had saturated the system, reports Datanews. This follows Proximus waiving all data costs for customers on the Pokemon game. According to a report on Reddit, the Proximus customer had decided to test the limits of the offer. A test with 1,000 Pokemon Go accounts on one prepaid card proved successful, until the entire network was blocked. Proximus and Niantic restored the services on 20 August, but the game is no longer

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Proximus
Countries: Belgium
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