The European Court of Justice has decided that the zero-rating tariff options offered by Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom in Germany violate EU rules on net neutrality and roaming.
German telco Deutsche Telekom wants to adjust its controversial zero-rating tariff option StreamOn to meet the requirements of the Federal Network Agency.
German telco Deutsche Telekom is no longer allowed to continue operating its controversial zero-rating tariff option StreamOn in its current form.
The Administrative Court of Cologne has confirmed the decision by the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) that some aspects of Deutsche Telekom’s zero-rating service StreamOn violate roaming and net neutrality laws and are therefore inadmissible.
German Federal Network Agency BNetzA has prohibited certain conditions of Vodafone Deutschland’s zero-rating mobile tariff option Vodafone Pass.
IPTV platform Entertain TV has emerged as a growth driver for German telco Deutsche Telekom in 2017 with 260,000 new customers added.
Austrian telco A1 Telekom Austria must make adjustments to its zero-rating tariff option Free Stream.
Germany’s Federal Network Agency has prohibited parts of the zero-rating option StreamOn in Deutsche Telekom’s mobile phone tariffs.
More than 600,000 mobile network customers of German telco Deutsche Telekom have opted for zero rating service StreamOn since its launch in April 2017.
A1 Telekom Austria has introduced a zero-rating service as the first Austrian mobile network operator offering its customers unlimited access to selected video and audio streaming services.