Facebook, Instagram and Disney+ lower streaming quality in Europe to reduce bandwidth usage

23 March 2020
YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Apple TV+ already did the same. This will leave more bandwidth for healthcare and education.

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AnonD-914443, 24 Mar 2020The average wages of Most of the Europe country is higher becaus... moreSomehow a little true, but also no. that is not how economies work, as you also know, it's way more complecated than that

  • Lilian

"Europe's Internet infrastructure is buckling" - it is not "buckling", it's a precautionary measure, to make sure students and people working from home don't hit issues with the internet.

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StefanosAna, 24 Mar 2020Correct me if i am wrong, but the average wage in Germany is man... moreAnd average income doesn’t always show you correct income of per person.

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StefanosAna, 24 Mar 2020Correct me if i am wrong, but the average wage in Germany is man... moreThe average wages of Most of the Europe country is higher because of its low population. If India had fewer people, then India would have higher average wage.

AnonD-914443, 24 Mar 2020What 45 euro for 100mbps connection ? In India we get 89mbps to ... moreCorrect me if i am wrong, but the average wage in Germany is many times higher than the average wage in India, so it makes sense internet (as with most other things) would cost more.

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AnonD-908380, 24 Mar 2020I'm lucky to have 100mbit/s. Many places here have 5-20mbit/s at... moreHmm really bad. I think Germany has least satellite to provide more internet speed at affordable prices. In India we launch at least one to three satellites every year related to internet connectivity to improve our connection at affordable prices

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AnonD-914443, 24 Mar 2020What 45 euro for 100mbps connection ? In India we get 89mbps to ... moreI'm lucky to have 100mbit/s. Many places here have 5-20mbit/s at best, for the same fee. It's pretty bad.

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AnonD-908380, 24 Mar 2020We are talking SpaceX satellites versus a crappy and probably ol... moreWhat 45 euro for 100mbps connection ? In India we get 89mbps to 150mbps constant speed at 11.65 euro with not bandwidth limitations

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AnonD-914443, 24 Mar 2020There is a satellite internet service provider in Germany called... moreWe are talking SpaceX satellites versus a crappy and probably old German one. I should know it's crappy because I live in Germany and we have to pay 45 euros a month for a 100mbit/s VDSL line. Fiber has a 5000 euro installation fee and costs 200 euros a months. Our only hope is Starlink at the moment. Pretty sad actually haha.

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AnonD-908380, 24 Mar 2020How do you know if it didn't launch yetThere is a satellite internet service provider in Germany called ‘NYNEX Satellite’. It has a bandwidth saver proxy extension for chrome browser which is call ‘SkyZip’ to speed up browsing and save bandwidth.

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AnonD-914443, 24 Mar 2020Satellite internet is slowHow do you know if it didn't launch yet

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AnonD-908380, 23 Mar 2020ISPs and governments don't invest. I'm personally waiting for St... moreIn India we get 89 mbps to 150 mbps constant speed with no date cap at Euro 11.48

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AnonD-908380, 23 Mar 2020Satellite internet by SpaceXSatellite internet is slow

  • Bruhmius

Pirating time it is then. Yarrr! Paying 100% of the price and getting at least 25% less quality? Cancelling Disney+.

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Anonymous, 23 Mar 2020Settle down. There are a few more impotent things at the moment ... moreImportant things... yeah... gov'ts needing and getting all the resources they can get their hands on in order to invade your life even more so like a genie's wish...

  • Anonymous

This is why Zuck is the cuck and why streaming services will never catch on with people who have 2 or more brain cells.

  • Anonymous

Oh the humanity! People are trying to use the internet they pay for! Better keep the money and not use it in better infrastructure

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Anonymous, 23 Mar 2020what is starlink??? Satellite internet by SpaceX

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AnonD-908380, 23 Mar 2020ISPs and governments don't invest. I'm personally waiting for St... morewhat is starlink???