Flat-Rate Fiasco Telekom Plan to Limit DSL Worries Berlin

German telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom sparked controversy this week with plans to curtail flat-rate DSL speeds once certain data thresholds are reached. Customers, Internet advocates and the German government are all concerned.
Telekom headquarters in Bonn: The German government is worried about company plans to curtail data speeds on flat-rate DSL plans.

Telekom headquarters in Bonn: The German government is worried about company plans to curtail data speeds on flat-rate DSL plans.

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Translated from the German by Paul Cohen