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UPC Poland fined PLN 33 mln for unreasonable contract conditions

Wednesday 14 August 2019 | 14:08 CET | News
Polish national competition watchdog UOKiK has imposed a PLN 32.86 million fine on cable operator UPC Poland for illegal clauses in contracts. These allowed the company to increase prices and change conditions unilaterally, without giving the customer the right to cancel at no charge. The investigation and fine follows complaints from UPC customers that the operator withdrew some channels while increasing prices.  

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: UPC Poland
Countries: Poland
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