Immediate Report - Motion for approval of a claim as a class action
Motion for approval of a claim as a class action
Tel Aviv, Israel – December 11, 2019 – Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication Corp., Ltd. (TASE: BEZQ) announced today that it received a motion for approval of a claim as a class action which was filed against the Company in the Tel Aviv District Court.
The motion states that when a client ordered a regular telephone line, the Company also connected the customer/applicant to another service (voice mail and caller ID) without his knowledge and without permission. Accordingly, the applicant seeks to include in the definition of the “plaintiffs group” all persons that where allegedly charged by the Company for related telephone services without the Company having received their explicit request and/or consent, in the seven years prior to the filing of the motion and until the motion approval will be approved (if approved).
According to the motion, the amount of the class action cannot be estimated at this stage but it is over NIS 2.5 million.
The Company is studying the application and cannot assess its chances at this time.
The above information constitutes a translation of the Immediate Report published by the Company. The Hebrew version was submitted by the Company to the relevant authorities pursuant to Israeli law, and represents the binding version and the only one having legal effect. This translation was prepared for convenience purposes only.