Vodafone Spain reports rivals for not including VAT in ads

Thursday 5 December 2013 | 21:44 CET | News
Vodafone Spain has taken legal action against its main competitors for failing to include VAT in their advertised prices, which the operator says breaches a measure announced by Spain's National Consumer Institute (NCI) on 02 December. Vodafone filed a complaint before Autocontrol, the Spanish advertising self-regulatory organisation, accusing Telefonica, Orange, Yoigo, Jazztel, Ono and others of misleading advertising. According to Vodafone, the rival operators are evading the NCI's recommendations by mentioning that their prices are exclusive of VAT in the small print of their websites and

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Categories: General
Companies: Jazztel / Ono / Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone Spain / Yoigo
Countries: Spain
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