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KPN, Vodafone fined for net neutrality violations

Tuesday 27 January 2015 | 10:04 CET | News
The Dutch regulator ACM has fined KPN and Vodafone respectively EUR 250,000 and EUR 200,000 for violations of net neutrality. KPN was fined for blocking certain services, including forms of VoIP, on its free Wi-Fi hotspots. According to the regulator, providers cannot discriminate between services provided over an internet connection. KPN said it accepts the fine and agrees with the ACM assessment. The net neutrality rules were added to the Telecommunications Law in 2013, and KPN implemented the services after that. The operator noted that it did offer a premium version of the Wi-Fi service

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Categories: Internet
Companies: ACM / HBO / KPN / Vodafone
Countries: Netherlands
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