In mid-July, the German Supreme Administrative Court decided that the zero-rated offering of Deutsche Telekom – Stream-On – violates net neutrality principles. The operator has to either alter the offer or withdraw it from the market.
Irish regulator ComReg announced results of the auction for award of frequencies in the 400 MHz band. These are intended for Smart Grids. The award process resulted in one winning bidder ESB Networks DAC.
Austrian Post faces a scandal with storage of personal data of millions of customers without their consent, reported Die Presse. The data protection authority found the national post operator guilty of a violation of the GDPR rules implemented in May 2018 and imposed a penalty of € 18m on the Post. The Post will appeal against the decision.
Vodafone Germany has launched 5G network in the first 20 cities and municipalities, using 60 antennae on 25 base stations. In August, the operator plans to have 5G signal available on 50 base stations. Simultaneously with the launch of 5G network Vodafone markets the country’s first 5G mobile router GigaCube 5G and offers a new GigaCube 5G tariff series, including more data without a price increase.