Live Streaming Services, Net Neutrality & What It Means For Your Customers

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While you read this piece of article and want to know the latest update about Net Neutrality, just for your information, 100 million people are binge-watching online videos at this moment, either by subscribing to OTT providers like Netflix, Amazon Prime etc. or live streaming their favorite sports or events on their smartphones. Now, just imagine, tomorrow morning, you launch Netflix on your smartphone to binge-watch “Stranger Things 3” and notice Netflix has risen its price beyond your budget. What you gonna do? Perhaps, you’d like to like rant at them on social media and while doing so on Facebook, another pop up reads, “pay $1 to post your update”. So, now? Scary, right? Well, this can be a harsh reality soon if the vote against the much debated Net Neutrality heats up.

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Article | June 14, 2021

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Article | June 14, 2021

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