The Financial Times confirms that The European Union He has partnered with Netflix, YouTube and other content streaming platforms to consider temporarily reducing the quality of visual content to prevent network collapse and saturation.
For many users this looks like an oversimplification, as they would not like to lose the quality and experience of being used in a service they previously paid for. But, on the other hand, it is a very reasonable request considering that millions and millions of users are confined to their homes after the COVID-19 epidemic was announced.
As an alternative solution, from iPadízate we think the most natural (and supportive) thing will be these types of platforms – which generate billions of revenue a year – that will be sacrificed and raised cost reduction in your registration plans and remove the HD quality option.
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European Union's request to avoid network collapse
The EU believes that broadcasting platforms should consider providing streaming services only common sense
A spokesman for Netflix responded to the request, noting that the platform's streaming technology is tailored to each location by adjusting the video resolution depending on the local network.
“It is important to emphasize the importance of ensuring that the Internet continues to function well in these critical times. We have been focusing on the successful operation of the network for many years. ”
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What do you think about the European Union's request? Do we all have to make sacrifices for the same thing? Do you think the network may fall?