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2014-03-21 12:26:15

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cogent Communications Group, Inc. CEO Dave Schaeffer offered to resolve the impasse between Cogent and major telephone and cable companies (Verizon, Comcast, AT&T, and Time Warner Cable) over upgrading the connections necessary to exchange Internet traffic, including streaming video traffic like Netflix, by paying the capital cost required for these companies to upgrade the connections (as well as Cogent's own costs) to ensure...

Netflix's Reed Hastings Calls For A Stronger Form Of Net Neutrality
2014-03-21 11:16:52

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday Netflix CEO Reed Hastings called for a “stronger form of net neutrality” on the company’s official blog. This posting followed a peering agreement that Netflix entered into with cable provider Comcast to improve the service that customers will receive. This also followed last month’s statement by Netflix that speeds from Internet Service Providers (ISP) had not dipped significantly – even as a court decision has...

Netflix Looks For Faster Content Delivery Under New Comcast Deal
2014-02-24 12:19:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Netflix signed a new deal with Comcast that is expected to offer up faster speeds to the video streaming service, which could also lead to a spike in subscription prices. The online streaming service announced that it will be paying Comcast for more-direct access to its broadband network so customers streaming movies over the Internet will see improved speed and reliability. The companies announced the multi-year agreement on Monday,...

2014-02-23 23:00:46

Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 Netflix struck a deal to help speed up the slow download speed problem with Comcast, according to USA Today, Feb 23. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “Congratulations to both Comcast and Netflix on finally doing a deal. Comcast and Netflix seem to have finally struck a deal that will benefit them both, and their customers....

US Regulators Seek New Open Internet Rules For Net Neutrality
2014-02-20 11:37:22

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Wednesday US regulators called for new “Open Internet” rules after a court ruling struck down much of the so-called “net neutrality” provisions. Net neutrality is the principal that Internet service providers should treat all data on their networks equally. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it will not appeal the January 14 court ruling by the US Court of Appeals in the DC Circuit in Washington that...

Netflix Maintains ISPs Are Not Throttling Streaming On User Accounts
2014-02-13 13:04:28

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Netflix users have some cause to complain about content they are streaming from the service. A recent court decision allowing Internet Service Providers (ISP) to throttle, or slow down, internet speeds could be a possible explanation behind the recent drop in service. Netflix maintains that speeds have not dipped significantly and it has been business as usual for the streaming content provider. Analysts say ISP throttling is not...

2014-01-22 23:27:37

In response to an article published by The Wall Street Journal, renowned Long Island web design firm, fishbat, discusses an appeals court decision to throw out all “net neutrality” rules. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 fishbat, a leading Long Island web design firm, discusses the impact of the federal net neutrality rules being overturned. This means that Internet companies may have to start charging other websites to use certain amounts of bandwidth. According to a Wall Street...

2014-01-16 23:31:54

The D.C. Circuit Court today struck down the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) 2010 “net neutrality” rule requiring Internet service providers to treat all traffic across their networks the same – discriminating against none and favoring none. The court also, however, ruled the FCC may impose its net neutrality rule if it reclassifies broadband as a “common carrier” as it does telephone service. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The D.C. Circuit Court today struck...

2014-01-14 23:02:33

In response to the D.C. Circuit Court’s opinion striking down the no-blocking and nondiscrimination portions of the FCC’s Open Internet Order, Robert Atkinson, President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), releases the following statement. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 In response to the D.C. Circuit Court's opinion striking down the no-blocking and nondiscrimination portions of the FCC's Open Internet Order, Robert Atkinson, President of...


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