NETANYA, Israel, September 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company") announced today that a purported class action was filed against 013 Netvision Ltd., the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, and two other Israeli international calls operators, alleging that the defendants unlawfully charge random customers with excessive and unreasonable prices for outgoing calls from Israel.
The total amount claimed from the defendants, if the lawsuit is certified as a class action, was not estimated by plaintiffs. At this preliminary stage, the Company is unable to assess the lawsuit's chances of success.
About Cellcom Israel
Cellcom Israel Ltd., established in 1994, is the largest Israeli cellular provider; Cellcom Israel provides its approximately 2.812 million cellular subscribers (as at June 30, 2016) with a broad range of value added services including cellular telephony, roaming services for tourists in Israel and for its subscribers abroad and additional services in the areas of music, video, mobile office etc., based on Cellcom Israel's technologically advanced infrastructure. The Company operates an LTE 4 generation network and an HSPA 3.5 Generation network enabling advanced high speed broadband multimedia services, in addition to GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks. Cellcom Israel offers Israel's broadest and largest customer service infrastructure including telephone customer service centers, retail stores, and service and sale centers, distributed nationwide. Through its broad customer service network Cellcom Israel offers technical support, account information, direct to the door parcel delivery services, internet and fax services, dedicated centers for hearing impaired, etc. Cellcom Israel further provides OTT TV services (as of December 2014), internet infrastructure (as of February 2015) and connectivity services and international calling services, as well as landline telephone communication services in Israel, in addition to data communication services. Cellcom Israel's shares are traded both on the New York Stock Exchange (CEL) and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (CEL). For additional information please visit the Company's website http://investors.cellcom.co.il/
Company Contact Shlomi Fruhling Chief Financial Officer firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +972-52-998-9755 Investor Relations Contact Ehud Helft GK Investor & Public Relations In partnership with LHA cellcom@GKIR.com Tel: +1-617-418-3096
SOURCE Cellcom Israel Ltd.