KPN must stop Spotify without data usage




KPN must stop offering Spotify without music streamed from the data bundle goes off. Judging the Authority for Consumers and Markets. The service is in conflict with the stricter net neutrality.

Spotify KPN offered Spotify in a way which streamed music of the dates beam went off. Initially it was acceptable, although the ACM competitor Vodafone have tapped the fingers; the company offered HBO Go on without data bundle suffered.

The reason was that KPN ‘Endless Spotify’ in qualifying as a separate service, even without an Internet connection is to take off. The government has the “loophole” however poem and therefore must KPN immediately stop offering new subscriptions with the Endless Spotify possibility. The company has now done so. The subscriptions were originally offered to the flag Hi, KPN has dropped in March as a separate brand.

For existing customers, nothing will change until their contract expires. From that moment on Spotify streaming just on their data plan, says KPN spokesman Stijn Wesselink. That is also the case if they continue on their subscription without taking new contract. That means the Endless Spotify subscription to May 1, 2017 has completely disappeared. Wesselink says KPN “took note” of the discretion of the ACM, but does not go in there.

There is a chance that KPN Endless Spotify service could eventually offer again. European net neutrality, which requires Member States to give another blow to, but which has already been approved by the European parliament, is called zero-rating services are increasing. If European rules are adopted, which will be able to offer for the Dutch net neutrality and then endlessly Spotify KPN would so again. However, it is not certain that that will happen; Netherlands against the new netneutraliteitsvoorstellen.


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