Netflix Inc said it had been lowering, downgrading the quality of its video for customers watching its service on wireless networks such as AT&T and Verizon Communications for more than five years, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
The company also said that because they are not downgraded to T-Mobile USA and Sprint users video "more consumer-friendly policies," the magazine said. In a last report its also said that netflix have more then 5 million subscribers, may be this one also cause to downgrade the video quality.
In response to reporter's request for comment, Netflix company said on Thursday it had posted a blog. In his blog, the company said it had the quality of mobile video viewers only on a global scale, capping them at 600 kilobits per second, to protect consumers from more than a mobile data limit. (Nflx.it/25nWHo1)
The dominant online video company also said it will launch a data protection for mobile applications, which will allow users to better control the use of their data, while in the mobile network streaming.