Advertising Posters on BT Street Cabinets
Reported in the Flyposting category anonymously at 09:10, Wed 17 April 2013
Sent to Wirral Borough Council 1 minute later
A large number of BT highspeed broadband cabinets have appered in the Borough with large brightly coloured advertisements on them. They look offensive and could start a trend. Surely this is illegal and we don't want all the other companies following this trend. BT should be fined and the posters removed at once. I have marked one on the map there are many others.
Still open, via questionnaire, 10:08, Wed 15 May 2013
Apparently these cabinets are owned and operated by Openreach (a BT group wholesale company but independent from BT retail). They have claimed to the Couincil that these cabinets are buildings and they lawfully advertise services avilable at these premises!!
The Council has not challenged this! I do not agree that the adverts are lawful because Openreach do not provide Retail Broadband and the adverts advertise Retail Broadband which is not available to either buy or use at these "premises". Openreach know many Councils have objected but continue anyway. Camden stopped Sony from flyposting by use of an Anti Social behavior Order.
Who is going to be the first Council to apply for an Anti Social Behavior Order against Openreach? The guy in charge of the adverts is Rob Lee their Marketing Director and he needs to be named in the order.
Posted anonymously at 10:08, Wed 15 May 2013
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