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Streaming Boom Causing Spiralling Data Costs - Who Will Pay?

12 October 2021 - 6 mins
Podcast Series The Last Word with Matt Cooper

Streaming puts an incredible strain on the internet and broadband capability of a household.

Netflix is currently being sued in South Korea by a broadband company looking for them to pay the energy costs.

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Andy O’Donoghue, Technology Journalist joined The Last Word to discuss.

Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

6 mins

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