News : Tele2 Lithuania Drops Telemarketing
June 2, 2014 -- Mobile operator Tele2 Lithuania announced that it plans to stop using telemarketing.
The call-centre staff have used telemarketing by calling randomly generated phone numbers and then seeking the customer's permission over the phone. However, following clarification from regulations, the operator decided it could no longer use the practice.
Regulations require that permission from the customer is secured before making the call.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Tele2 AB is a major European telecommunications operator, with about 34 million customers in 10 countries. It serves as a fixed-line telephone operator, cable and Digital television provider, mobile phone operator and Internet service provider.
Published: Wednesday, June 4, 2014