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Deutsche Telekom confirms new broadband data limits

Monday 22 April 2013 | 16:59 CET | News
Deutsche Telekom has confirmed plans to introduce data limits for its fixed-line internet connections. These limits will apply to new Call&Surf and Entertain customers, with speeds reduced to 384 kbps once their threshold has been reached. The move is in response to soaring data demand. On average, Telekom's fixed-line broadband customers use 15-20 GB. The smallest integrated data allowance will be 75 GB. As well as web surfing and sending e-mails, this volume would be sufficient to view 10 films in SD and three in HD, 60 hours of internet radio, 400 photos and 16 hours online gaming. From 02

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Companies: Deutsche Telekom
Countries: Germany
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