EU telecom regulators see free Internet services as next battle

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Exempting some online applications, such as Facebook, from consumers’ monthly data caps and treating them as free is seen as the next front in a battle over how telecoms operators can manage the traffic on their networks as regulators prepare to enforce Europe’s first-ever “net neutrality” rules. BEREC, the body comprising the European Union’s 28 telecoms regulators, on Monday produced a set of draft guidelines on implementing the net neutrality rules which require operators such as Orange, Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica to treat all Internet traffic equally.

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