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Vienna court rules against Magenta Telekom for misleading advertising for 5G tariffs

Monday 21 December 2020 | 21:51 CET | News
The Vienna Commercial Court has ruled that Magenta Telekom is no longer allowed to market tariffs as "5G-ready". The Association for Consumer Information (VKI) sued the company for misleading advertising on behalf of the Ministry of Social Affairs. According to the court, the advertising gives the impression that customers could already use the 5G communication standard for tariffs advertised as "5G-Ready". In fact, "5G-Ready" was simply an option enabling customers to switch to a 5G-enabled tariff at a later date, when it becomes available, without renewing their contract or incurring

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Huawei / Magenta Telekom / Samsung / VKI
Countries: Austria
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