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Vodafone Germany to throttle heavy cable internet users

Thursday 3 December 2015 | 13:35 CET | News
Vodafone will throttle internet speeds for customers with cable internet when using 10 GB for file sharing per day, Onlinekosten.de reports. The speed will be reduced to 100 kbps until the end of the day if the speeds were used for services such as BitTorrent or Rapidshare. The company justified the decision by saying it wants to avoid shortages for other users. Other services such as legal film or music streaming are not affected by the throttle regulation. Vodafone Kabel has reserved the right to decrease the speeds for a while but has only used it in practice when a total volume of 60 GB

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Vodafone Germany
Countries: Germany
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