EFF Confirms T-Mobile's Binge On Program Is Just Throttling All Video

Episode 1252 (08:20)

T-Mobile's CEO John Legere was caught in a lie by the EFF about its Binge On program. Binge On allows T-Mobile customers to stream video from a number of partners without counting toward data caps. It does this by downgrading all video to 480p, but T-Mobile has claimed that the video is also being optimized in the process. The EFF investigated this claim and found out that T-Mobile is simply throttling video streaming. They also discovered that it isn't just downgrading video from the Binge On partners, but all video streamed over T-Mobile's network.

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