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Consumer group calls for ban on DT zero-rated streaming

Monday 29 May 2017 | 09:22 CET | News
The German consumer group VZBV has called on regulator's to ban Deutsche Telekom's new StreamOn offer for violations of network neutrality. The VZBV said the offer of zero-rated video and music streaming will reduce consumer choice in streaming services over the long term, as it drives out smaller providers not included in the zero-rated services. The offer will also lead to higher mobile prices and less innovation. As a result, VZBV wants the Federal Network Agency, which has already started an investigation into StreamOn, to ban DT from offering the service.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Deutsche Telekom
Countries: Germany
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