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Netflix could pull service from SK Broadband to put an end to SK Broadband's demands

Wednesday 27 October 2021 | 15:24 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
A South Korean court has upheld a fee charged Netflix by SK Broadband for network usage. Netflix has appealed, and SK Broadband has gone to court again to enforce the payment. The case brings back an old problem to the headlines. In the US and Europe, telecom operators have in the past called for similar fees to be imposed on internet companies (at one point it was VoIP companies), but the clamour has died down in recent years. If Netflix cannot escape the fee in Korea, it could withdraw its service for SK Broadband customers. If they are forced to choose between the (unique) content from

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