Telus settles with watchdog, to pay customers C$7.34 mln in rebates

Wed Dec 30, 2015 10:49am EST
 
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TORONTO Dec 30 (Reuters) - Canadian telecoms provider Telus Corp signed an deal with the country's Competition Bureau to give its wireless customers up to C$7.34 million ($5.27 million) in rebates after the competition watchdog found some Telus promotions misleading.

After a review, the Bureau concluded that Telus made or allowed misleading advertisements for premium text messages through pop-up ads, apps and on social media, the watchdog said in a statement on Wednesday.

($1 = 1.3916 Canadian dollars) (Reporting by John Tilak; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)