Partner Communications Company Ltd. ("Partner" or "the Company")
(NASDAQ:PTNR) (TASE:PTNR), a leading Israeli mobile communications
operator, announces that it was served with a lawsuit and a motion
for the recognition of this lawsuit as a class action, filed against
Partner and against additional cellular operators and content providers
on July 15, 2014 in the Tel-Aviv - Jaffa District Court.
The claim alleges, inter alia, that the cellular operators, including
the Company, breached legal provisions and provisions of their license
and thereby created a platform that lead to the customers' damages
alleged in the claim.If the lawsuit is recognized as a class
action the total amount claimed against all of the defendants is
estimated by the plaintiff to be approximately NIS 300 million. The
amount claimed against Partner is not estimated separately.
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.
press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of
Section 27A of the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Section 21E of
the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the safe harbor
provisions of the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
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statements of historical fact included in this press release regarding
our future performance, plans to increase revenues or margins or
preserve or expand market share in existing or new markets, plans to
reduce expenses, and any statements regarding other future events or our
future prospects, are forward-looking statements.
About Partner CommunicationsPartner
Communications Company Ltd. ("Partner") is a leading Israeli provider of
telecommunications services (cellular, fixed-line telephony and internet
services) under the orange™ brand and the 012 Smile brand. 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). For more
information about Partner, see: www.orange.co.il/en/Investors-Relations/lobby/
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