SK Broadband sues Netflix again over network usage fees

Thursday 30 September 2021 | 07:50 CET | News
South Korean operator SK Broadband has filed a lawsuit against Netflix to demand network usage fees after a local court ruled against the video streaming company on the dispute earlier this year, Yonhap News Agency reports. Back in June, the Seoul Central District Court dismissed a request from Netflix to confirm it is not liable for the payment of network fees to SK Broadband after the internet service provider demanded the payments from the streaming company for causing heavy traffic on its network.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Korea Communications Commission / Netflix / SK Broadband
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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