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TIM, Fastweb told to remove 'misleading' fibre ads

Tuesday 29 November 2016 | 10:32 CET | News
Italy's self-regulatory advertising watchdog IAP has ordered the operators TIM (Telecom Italia) and Fastweb to remove advertising regarding the speed and coverage of their respective fibre-optic offers. The IAP's rulings upheld complaints lodged by Vodafone Italia about the misleading nature of the operator's campaigns, above all TIM's claim that it had "the number one fibre-optic network in Italy" and Fastweb's Usain Bolt-endorsed claim that "There are no speed limits on your line" and "Our fibre helps Italy run at record speed".

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Fastweb / Telecom Italia / TIM / Vodafone Italia
Countries: Italy
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