Congested connections aren't a net neutrality issue, but they're an argument for more competition.
AT&T's plan to bring its 1Gbps fiber-optic service to new cities includes some of the metropolitan areas where Google Fiber is already deployed.
In fact, Comcast streaming speeds shot up 65 percent since Netflix struck an interconnectivity deal with the ISP that gives it better access to Comcast's network.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg introduces the Connectivity Lab, which will develop the tech to bring the Internet (and Facebook) to the rest of the world.
The streaming media service may be getting improved speeds from Comcast now that it's paying for direct access to the ISP's network, but Reed Hastings doesn't sound too thrilled with the arrangement.
Having proven Google Fiber works, Google plans to launch the service in 34 cities across eight metropolitan areas. But not all of them.
ISPs like Verizon want Netflix to pay for the massive amount of video traffic flowing across its networks. But Netflix is reluctant to do so.
The buyout might improve service for some,but it would give a larger Comcast more control over users' broadband experience.
The two biggest cable companies in the U.S. might be merging. But these companies are already Internet-access monopolies, which is the real problem. And the FCC is the only group that can solve it.