Streaming may cop data caps as NBN under stress

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In a roundtable with Australian telecommunications operators, communications minister Paul Fletcher discussed managing the congestion issues the controversial NBN would face during the coronavirus pandemic.

During the roundtable, Hon Paul Fletcher Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, asked streaming companies Netflix, Disney+ and Stan to reduce the amount of data required to stream video, as an unprecedented number of Australians begin to self isolate, with many working remotely for the first time.

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