Italian consumers are less and less satisfied with the telecommunication and postal services due to: termination of the contracts, loss of parcels, cancellations, change of operators, disputed invoices, suspension of services, poor quality of services, such as: pay TV, ADSL coverage, postal products and postal banking products. These are the main complaints from citizens on telecommunications and postal services.
Even this year, the telecommunication sector is second in the ranking of reports received at Cittadinanzattiva with a percentage of 25.1% out of a total of 9,583 data.
The main concern is still the landlinewith 56%. In particular, consumers were concerned about problems related to the termination of the contract and the costs of decommissioning and/or penalties (25.6%), changing operators (19.3%) and disputed invoices (13.4%).
Instead, reports on mobiletelecommunications (tablets and smartphones) had an 11% increase compared to 2012. The most critical issues are: bills (total :50.2%; which increased compared to 2012), termination of the contracts (an increase of 6.4%) and contractual issues (15.5%). Amongst the mobile network operators, H3G ranks first with 71.7%, followed by Tim (14.5%), Vodafone and Wind with 6.4%. The sharp increase of complaints against H3G is due to the high costs of normal SMS and premium SMS.