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CRTC idea could violate net neutrality: experts

Media | 03/03/2014 3:53 pm EST

A question posed by the CRTC in its review of television services, focusing on exempting over-the-top (OTT) services from Internet data caps, could have implications on net neutrality, according to some industry experts. In an online questionnaire released last week as part of Phase 2 of its review of television in Canada, the CRTC asks “if streaming content from online services that meet [closed captioning and programming standards] requirements didn’t count against your Internet access data cap, would you be willing to pay a small flat fee of $5 per month to cover increased...