Hotline: Virgin Media banned from running ad

Virgin Media has been banned from running an ad by the Advertising Standards Authority after a complaint that the small print in one of its press ads was difficult to read.

The ad, promoting its "Faster for a fiver" broadband, ran in February and contained small-print text detailing conditions of the deal. The complainant believed the size of the text was not legible and therefore misleading.


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