YouTube, Netflix switch to SD in Europe to meet rising demand (2)

United Press International 2020.03.20 15:47
Don Jacobson March 20 (UPI) -- Streaming giants YouTube and Netflix have reduced their video quality in Europe to offset surging demand from viewers as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. YouTube on Friday joined Netflix in allowing only standard-definition streaming in Europe after a request from European Union Commissioner Thierry Breton, to ensure adequate bandwidth meets rising demand.
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