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UFC tests 4G in Paris, sues operators for misleading adverts

Wednesday 6 November 2013 | 08:47 CET | News
French consumer association UFC-Que Choisir has published a report demonstrating the wide divergence between mobile operators' marketing messages about LTE speeds and the real throughput experienced by customers. Calling the difference "an intolerable discrepancy", UFC writes that a testing programme it commissioned covering 80 percent of Paris streets found that Orange France's 4G service is available in 79.3 percent of the city, with part of the southwest unserved. As for SFR, the operator covers under 75 percent of the capital, leaving many pockets without 4G service. Bouygues Telecom

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Arcep / Bouygues Telecom / Orange Business France / SFR
Countries: France
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