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Govt Ministers criticise Telekom plans to throttle bandwidth

Thursday 25 April 2013 | 14:50 CET | News
German Government Ministers have expressed concern about Deutsche Telekom's plans to throttle its flat-rate DSL broadband plans, Heise Online reports. Business Minister Philip Roesler has written to Telekom CEO Rene Obermann warning about net neutrality. In his letter, seen by Heise Online, Roesler said that the Federal Government wanted to safeguard net neutrality and that he was concerned by the plans. His cabinet colleague, consumer protection minister Ilse Aigner, criticised Telekom's proposals as 'not consumer friendly'. Telekom insisted that it shared the government's concerns about net

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Deutsche Telekom
Countries: Germany
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