The FCC is investigating the fight between content companies and ISPs, which has seen Netflix warn its customers that Verizon’s network is “crowded” at certain times, Verizon fire back that the fault is Netflix’s, and the content company respond by making a Chris Christie-esque pronouncement that the ISP is closing lanes during rush hour. Read More
It's all your fault. No it isn't. Yes it is. It's your fault. No it isn't. Yes it is. :rolleyes:
Verizon, in an ongoing and escalating war of words with Netflix, put up a blog post today arguing that the streaming television provider is the real cause of internet "congestion" that has created performance issues for its customers.
In its latest earnings report, Netflix addresses the seemingly constant concerns that it’s losing out on valuable streaming content as its partners start pushing for more money.
For example, the company recently cut about 800 hours of programming from A&E and History, and its deal with Epix is no longer exclusive.
However, Netflix points out that among the top 10 TV shows, six are availa
Netflix has signed a peering agreement with AT&T that will see the video streaming service pay the ISP for direct connection to its network. Previously, Netflix signed similar agreements with Comcast and Verizon. Interconnection agreements do not deal with how content moves across the network of an ISP, but instead focus on how it gets onto the network.
‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even those in the lighthearted holiday fare you were planning to watch on Netflix, which has been down since 1pm PST for some customers.