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YouTube to make SD default in EU for 30 days to help save bandwidth

Friday 20 March 2020 | 08:59 CET | News
YouTube said it will reduce its streaming quality in the European Union to avoid straining the internet as thousands of people work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak, Reuters reports. This follows a similar pledge from Netflix, after the European Commissioner Thierry Breton urged streaming platforms to switch to SD over HD feeds to conserve bandwidth. 

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Countries: Europe
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