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Telstra takes Optus to court over network coverage claims

Sunday 9 February 2014 | 14:57 CET | News
Australian operator Telstra has taken legal action against its main rival Optus, over its latest mobile phone campaign, ABC reports. Telstra is seeking an injunction in the Victorian Supreme Court, ordering Optus to pull the advertisements that have been running since about 28 January. Telstra alleges consumers are being misled by representations made by Optus about its mobile network coverage. The ad states that: "When it comes to the percentage of Australians the Optus mobile network reaches, there isn't much difference between us and Telstra. In fact it's less than 1 percent." Court

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Optus / Telstra
Countries: Australia
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