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BRIEF-UK landline providers to pay compensation under Ofcom plan
March 24, 2017 / 7:30 AM / 6 months ago

BRIEF-UK landline providers to pay compensation under Ofcom plan

March 24 (Reuters) - UK’s Ofcom (Office of Communications):

* Proposing to require providers to pay automatic compensation to customers who suffer from kinds of poor service

* Up to 185 mln stg in extra compensation would be paid out each year

* Estimates plans would mean up to 2.6 million additional landline and broadband customers could receive new compensation payments each year

* Proposals part of Ofcom’s plan for a step-change in telecoms service quality Source text for Eikon: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)

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