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Optus may charge Netflix and streaming services for video quality

[CEO Allen Lew] said Optus would continue to support net neutrality — the principle that all Internet traffic should be treated equally — in an apparent contradiction, he suggested the telco was considering asking what he called “OTT (over the top)” providers, such as Netflix, to cough up for higher streaming quality. […] When pressed by the media on whether this premium service would entail a fee, Lew admitted that charging was one way Optus might go, but added that the telco was also considering other models. – Ariel Bogle, Mashable