Press Release: Judgment in Joined Cases C-54/17 Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (‘AGCM’) v Wind Tre SpA and C-55/17, AGCM v Vodafone Italia Spa

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Series Details No.130, 2018 (13.09.18)
Publication Date 13/09/2018
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The sale of SIM cards on which services that can incur fees have been pre-loaded and pre-activated constitutes an aggressive unfair commercial practice when the consumers are not informed of that fact in advance.

Such conduct constitutes, in particular, ‘inertia selling’, which may be penalised by a national authority other than the authority provided for by EU law on electronic communications.

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