Around the world, the transition to 5G is moving fast and infrastructure works continue. A draft recently spotted by Bloomberg shows that the European Union is preparing for an important step in this regard.
According to the document, the authorities, Netflix and Google’s parent company Alphabet, are high-bandwidth companies ready for next-generation internet infrastructure. provide financial support considering submitting a proposal for
Tech giants may have to pay for European 5G infrastructure
It should be noted that this idea, which asks companies to contribute to the creation of the necessary infrastructures, is not new. in 2012 A similar proposal came from Europe. Last year, European Commissioner Thierry Barton argued that no matter who has to pay what I think Europe may lag behind the US and Asia in terms of 5G infrastructure.had faded.
After all this, the newly released document showed that the support of companies can be requested for the infrastructure. The proposals are part of the EU’s “fair sharing” vision, which, according to the report, requires major tech giants offering streaming video and other data-intensive services to contribute to paying for the traffic they generate.
The document shows companies building 5G mobile networks and fiber optic infrastructure. that they can contribute to a fund set up to offset the costs of as well as tech giants setting up a mandatory system for direct payments for also recommends.
Of course, it is worth noting that there is no concrete result yet. The EU’s electronic communications regulator stated in October that there was no indication that companies like Netflix and YouTube would have to pay for infrastructure, when such a move would harm the internet ecosystem. can cause damage he said. In contrast, the current document revealed that negotiations on this issue are continuing and a final decision will be made.
Source: Web Tekno
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