TIM and Vodafone modify the economic conditions of some fixed network offers between September and October 2021

TIM changed the economic conditions for fixed network customers with the TIM SMART and TIM CONNECT offers on September 1, 2021. Vodafone announced the change in the conditions of services for private fixed network customers with certain active offers starting from October 26 2021. Let’s find out in detail the two novelties.

From 1 September 2021, the monthly cost of the subscription of the TIM Smart and TIM CONNECT offers has increased by 2 euros per month including VAT. TIM has motivated this change as follows: “for economic needs due to the need to continue investing in new generation networks, so as to provide service levels that are always in line with the growing needs of the market”.

The TIM fixed network customers affected by the aforementioned change were informed with a specific communication, published in the TIM invoice received in July 2021.

Customers not interested in accepting the contractual variation indicated above, pursuant to art. 70, paragraph 4 of the Electronic Communications Code, have had the right to withdraw from the contract or to switch to another operator, without penalties or deactivation costs, notifying them by 31 August 2021, according to the “Right of withdrawal” procedures. available from TIM. Exceptionally, TIM has extended the possibility of withdrawing from the contract, also by switching to another operator, without penalties or decommissioning costs, until 15 September 2021.

For more information on the contractual variation relating to the monthly cost of the subscription of the TIM Smart and TIM CONNECT offers, on the methods for exercising the right of withdrawal, as well as on the management of any installment payments in progress, it is possible to call Customer Service 187 free of charge. or go to a TIM store.

From 26 October 2021, the monthly cost of subscribing to certain Vodafone fixed network offers will increase by € 1.99 per month. Vodafone has motivated this change as follows: “to continue investing in the network and better respond to new traffic needs”. We do not know exactly, for which offers the variation is foreseen: interested customers receive / have received the communication on the invoice.

Furthermore, again from October 26, 2021, “with the aim of reducing the environmental impact”, Vodafone will increase the cost of shipping costs by € 0.61 for sending the non-fiscal invoice in paper form, to customers who do not have still activated the Digital Invoice.

Furthermore, again from October 26, 2021, Vodafone will introduce a change to article 13 of the General Conditions for the ADLS or Fiber Service or Wireless connectivity with the following integration: “In case of delayed payment of the invoice with respect to the deadline indicated therein, Vodafone avails itself of the right to request the payment of an indemnity for delayed payment by way of reimbursement of the management costs incurred (between 0% and 6% of the payment history and of the days of delayed payment). The details of this amount and the conditions of application, as required by Resolution 179/03 / CSP, will be published in the ‘For the consumer’ section of the website www.vodafone.it and will be periodically updated based on the costs incurred by Vodafone. “

Vodafone is informing affected customers of these changes as of August 26, 2021 via invoice communication. Customers not interested in accepting the contractual variation of their own interest, or the contractual variations of their own interest, pursuant to art. 70 paragraph 4 of the legislative decree 1 August 2003 n. 259, of resolution 519/15 / cons and of the general conditions of contract, can withdraw from the contract or switch to another operator keeping their number without penalties or deactivation costs until the last day of validity of the previous conditions, indicated in the same communication. , specifying as the reason for the withdrawal “modification of the contractual conditions”.

For more information on the contractual changes envisaged by Vodafone, you can visit the sites voda.it/informa and voda.it/fattura_digitale

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