Magyar Telekom loses transaction fee case
Consumer protection association FEOSz on Monday said it won a court case against Magyar Telekom for adding a HUF 142 transaction fee to the bills of clients who pay their balances in person or by postal cheque. The first-instance ruling by the Budapest Municipal Court is not legally binding. Magyar Telekom said the transaction fee was intended as an incentive to make payments online or from remote accounts. The company added that it wants to appeal the court decision.
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