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Reuters first to report YouTube to reduce streaming quality in Europe

Reuters first to report YouTube to reduce streaming quality in Europe

Reuters was first with news that YouTube will reduce its streaming quality in the European Union to avoid straining the internet as thousands of Europeans, constrained by the coronavirus outbreak, switch to teleworking and watch videos at home. YouTube is the second company after Netflix to act after EU industry chief Thierry Breton urged streaming platforms to cut the quality of their videos to prevent internet gridlock.