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Vodafone facing NZ fine

19 JUL 2011

The Dominion Post reports that Vodafone New Zealand has “pleaded guilty to misleading customers” in the promotion of its mobile data services, leaving it facing a fine of “hundreds of thousands of dollars.” The case revolves around the way the operator billed for its Vodafone Live services in 2007 and 2008, which saw customers charged heavily for moving beyond the “walled garden” content, without them being aware of the additional fees.

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