RCS&RDS slapped with another RON 10,000 fine by Ancom

Friday 20 May 2016 | 16:20 CET | News
RCS&RDS was fined with RON 10,000 by the local watchdog Ancom for failing to properly inform participants of a SMS contest about the tariff charged for the transmission of SMS to the short number 1872 and because it applied a higher rate per SMS than the maximum regulated one for short numbers, writes online publication Hotnews.ro. The contest in question is called 'Win prizes at 4G speeds from Digi Mobil and Pro FM! ('Castiga premii cu viteza 4G de la Digi Mobil si Pro FM!') and its aim was to promote the operator's LTE services. The operator was also compelled to pay back the difference

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Companies: RCS&RDS
Countries: Romania
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