The EU Commission will not interfere in the plans of the telecom to curb Internet flatrate. This is for the customer. Federal Consumer Protection Minister Ilse Aigner sees but different.div
The proposed text of the Deutsche Telekom limitation in Internet flatrate is not the case for the European Commission, in the words of EU Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes. Much more then the customers should “vote with their feet,” Kroes told the “Bild” newspaper.
“If a company wants to push through higher prices for higher volumes of data, that is normal,” said Kroes. “The EU is therefore not intervene – but customers can do it!”
you reacting to the recent announcement by the telephone company to reduce the speed of Internet flat rates when a certain amount of data has been consumed. This could affect some customers who download a lot of movies on the net.
Telekom plans to implement the rules gradually from May to new contracts. Who wants to transmit more data than provided in its tariff, should be able to buy additional packages.
your Internet-based television service “Entertain” wants to exclude the telecom but. Competitors also offer television and video on the Internet, look at a disadvantage.
text of the Bonn Group Plans are also encountered criticism in the federal government. “Apparently, Telekom is on the line – otherwise they would realize that their new business model threatens to become a classic non-starter,” Consumer Minister Ilse Aigner told the paper
“If it turns out that the telecom exploits its dominant position, the Cartel must intervene., if the new rates represent a threat to net neutrality, the Agency must act” , urged the CSU politician.
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