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Telekom Deutschland CEO defends data allowances

Thursday 2 May 2013 | 19:59 CET | News
Niek Jan van Damme, CEO of Deutsche Telekom's German operations, has used an interview with 'Die Welt' to again defend the company's plans to impose bandwidth throttling on its fixed-line DSL customers. He insisted it was unfair for 97 percent of its broadband customers to pay for the remaining 3 percent to use excessive data. He said he did not really expect the proposals to have any impact before 2016, adding that Telekom Deutschland would develop special products for heavy data users. He declined to say how much additional data packs might cost, insisting that it was impossible to predict

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Deutsche Telekom / Telekom Deutschland
Countries: Germany
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