Now that Netflix is paying Comcast for sped-up streaming of its service, that tiered Internet that net neutrality advocates had warned us about appears to have arrived.
The agreement comes after Netflix publicly released data showing a decrease in streaming speeds to broadband customers
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.
Verizon is denying a charge leveled by a security expert that limits bandwidth to Amazon Web Services and Netflix after a recent court decision.
LG's Gumby phones are now available on three major carriers (sorry, Verizon).
As promised, Netflix now lets you turn off its forced auto-advancing feature when watching streaming TV shows. Huzzah, I say.
The company said it would vigorously protest higher fees.