Supreme court backs VKI in T-Mobile Austria e-billing case

Wednesday 27 August 2014 | 11:10 CET | News
Austrian consumer information group VKI said the Supreme Court has backed it in its case against T-Mobile Austria for automatically switching customers to internet billing unless they expressly opted out. At the beginning of 2013, some 172,000 T-Mobile and Tele.ring customers received a paper invoice telling them this was their hard copy and that they would be getting online bills in future as this was more practical and better for the environment. VKI lawyer Petra Leupold said customers' legal right to choose their mode of billing was undermined when a provider unilaterally changed their

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Tele.ring / T-Mobile Austria
Countries: Austria
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