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Telefonica Spain may impose fixed download limit - Alierta

Monday 29 February 2016 | 09:15 CET | News
Telefonica chairman Cesar Alierta has hinted that the company may be forced to begin charging Spanish fibre-optic users on a pay per consumption basis after reaching a set limit, as already occurs with mobile data. "Taking into account the significant increase of traffic, it makes perfect sense to do so in the fixed sector," said Alierta at the presentation of the company's full-year results. At the same presentation, Telefonica's COO Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete said the company was informing Spanish fibre-optic customers about fixed data consumption but for the moment "the network is strong

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Telefonica
Countries: Chile / Spain
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