Partner Communications Announces Receiving a Lawsuit and a Motion for the Recognition of This Lawsuit as a Class Action
ROSH HA’AYIN, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2019--Partner Communications Company Ltd. (“Partner” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ and TASE: PTNR), a leading Israeli communications operator, announces that the Company received a lawsuit and a motion for the recognition of this lawsuit as a class action, filed against Partner and against additional telecommunication service companies (together the ” Respondents ”) in the Central District Court on April 10, 2019.
In the motion it was allegedly claimed that the Company, as well as the other Respondents, does not inform its customers as required as to the possible dangers of using the Internet and the possibility of joining a free content filtering service offered to its customers, in violation of the provisions of the Israeli Communications Law (Telecommunications and Broadcasting), 1982 (the ” Communications Law ”) and its license. In addition it was claimed that the websites and harmful content filtering service that Partner provides, as well as the other Respondents, is not efficient enough, contrary to the provisions of the Communications Law and the Company’s license.
The total amount claimed against the Respondents if the lawsuit is recognized as a class action, was not stated by the applicants, however the overall damage assessment noted in the motion for all the Respondents together, is at least tens of millions of NIS.
Partner is reviewing and assessing the lawsuit and is unable at this preliminary stage, to evaluate, with any degree of certainty, the probability of success of the lawsuit or the range of potential exposure, if any.
About Partner Communications
Partner Communications Company Ltd. (“Partner”) is a leading Israeli provider of telecommunications services (cellular, fixed-line telephony, internet and television services). Partner’s ADSs are quoted on the NASDAQ Global Select Market™ and its shares are traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (NASDAQ and TASE: PTNR) .
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CONTACT: Mr. Tamir Amar
Chief Financial Officer
KEYWORD: MIDDLE EAST ISRAEL
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES LEGAL
SOURCE: Partner Communications
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