Finally Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications accepts communication speed regulation, from the beginning of the year to the start of regulation
According to the Nihon Keizai Shimbun news report, the Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications recently announced that the Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications, for users who have increased traffic, so-called traffic volume by exchanging large amounts of video data in order to alleviate the congestion of the broadband communication network, It seems to decide to accept the regulation of the communication speed.
It is said that it can ease the "network congestion" which slows down the communication speed of ordinary households, and the communication speed regulation by the provider will start from early as from the beginning of the year. As most providers currently regulate uploading, it means that there will be restrictions on downlinks this time.
That means that users of video distribution services such as YouTube and Gyao! Could be affected.
Details are as follows.
Internet congestion relaxation, communication restriction permitted · Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Internet - latest news: IT-PLUS
According to this article, measures to limit the use of lines to providers in order to prevent "net traffic jam" that a specific user who exchanges a large amount of video data occupies the line, the communication speed in ordinary households will be delayed It is said that it will create its operational guidelines by the end of the year. And as early as the beginning of the year the communication restriction by the provider will start.
The draft report is made public by "Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC)" Network Conference on Neutrality "that NTT and the Internet search leaders Google and providers participate in.
By the way, as touched in the following article, it is not the P2P file sharing that actually occupies most of the traffic, so-called transfer amount actually, because it is the existence of a video posting / sharing site typified by YouTube, YouTube Heavy users of movie distribution service such as movie distribution service may be subject to this regulation.
ITmedia News: YouTube popularity affects, HTTP traffic pulls P2P
YouTube accounted for 20% of HTTP traffic and 10% of the total Internet traffic.
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