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More than you can eat: KT throttles Internet for smart-TV owners

The managed service approach to content delivery could eventually look outdated, a historical accident that occurred at the time access speeds reached parity with real-time video bandwidths.

KT announced in February 2012 that it will limit fixed broadband subscribers’ ability to download content and apps to smart TVs. This move provides an advance indication of a video consumption ecosystem where networks and devices have evolved to a point where QoS implementation may look expensive and not user-friendly.

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