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ISP Ziggo wants to create a platform where companies like Netflix get a guaranteed network quality. This platform would also be appropriate for emergency centers and care. It is unclear whether under the net neutrality law in the Netherlands. That may

ziggo upc Ziggo CEO Rene Obermann, which starts as soon as the acquisition of Ziggo, UPC is around, does the plan explained in an interview with NRC. “We want to build an internet platform that provides access to external parties: the right speed, with the minimum delay,” said Obermann told newspaper. Include Netflix, providers of care applications, emergency centers and other services that a guaranteed network quality ‘would need to use. Platform

Obermann stressed that an open platform to be accessible to both small and large parties. “Definitely not a walled garden which Ziggo determines what to do,” said Obermann. Ziggo works according to Obermann itself to a video service platform will leverage. Details on the service reports Obermann yet, except that a smartphone app will come.

It is unclear whether the plan may Ziggo: The Netherlands has recently net neutrality legislation which providers must not hinder or prevent Internet. Also, no priority be given to certain services. The Consumer and Market Authority may issue not directly provide clarity on Saturday.

Obermann also wonders why data sent through foreign servers within the Netherlands can travel to be tapped there. “We can with some minor technical adjustments actually keep that traffic within Europe,” said Obermann. He notes that European countries have to agree or not to spy on each other. Data that does go to America, must be protected according to Obermann, something which he is not happening.


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