Amazon may be about to become an internet service provider in Europe, a report has claimed.


According to The Information, the retailer is considering offering internet services directly to customers through its Prime subscription service.

Europe, the publication says, is in Amazon’s sights as several countries and firms within the EU already give other companies access to their internet infrastructure. In the UK, for example, BT is required to offer access to its Openreach infrastructure to rivals. In Germany, Deutsche Telekom also makes its network available to other providers.

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