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Telekom Austria CEO dismisses net neutrality

Friday 25 February 2011 | 14:40 CET | News
Telekom Austria CEO Hannes Ametsreiter has dismissed the notion of net neutrality. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Ametsreiter said that the decision whether to implement deep packet inspection (DPI) technology should rest with the operator alone, as he owns the technology and infrastructure and therefore should have the right to decide how it is used. He also made it clear that Telekom Austria would implement measures against any company using its infrastructure to 'cannibalise and eat up' the company's revenues, arguing that it would otherwise not have the funds to invest in

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Categories: Internet
Companies: A1 Telekom Austria
Countries: Austria
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