For European Telcos, Parting From Kroes Is No Sweet Sorrow - Digits - WSJ:
"Mr. Oettinger is seen as more sympathetic to the big telecoms companies than his Dutch predecessor. But that didn’t stop Ms. Kroes telling the telcos to pull their socks up one last time.
“Soon we will see everything connected,” she said. “Will the telecoms sector lead us there or will you be dragged along behind?”
Kroes wasn’t alone in challenging the telco executives.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said he was highly skeptical of telecoms companies’ plans to charge for “specialized services” offering superior Internet access for those who pay—the so-called net neutrality issue. “The only reason to have a fast lane is if the other lane is not very good,” he said.
“What net neutrality represents is freedom from the old world, where choices were limited, to a new world of more and better choices,” Mr. Hastings added." 'via Blog this'
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