Big Red also made some improvements to the service.
Tom Wheeler's sharply worded letter questions why Verizon is singling out customers with unlimited plans
Netflix is quickly racking up interconnection deals with the major U.S. ISPs in 2014. AT&T is the latest to grab a chair at the Netflix interconnection buffet.
The carrier looks to slow LTE access for the top 5 percent of data hogs with unlimited plans.
The LG G3 lets users completely remove (most) pre-loaded software.
That's what one tech-savvy Netflix subscriber did when performance lagged on Verizon's network. The result? A 10x boost in his streaming speed.
The Smart Rewards program launching Thursday promises savings and discounts to Verizon subscribers, but only if you opt-in to a program that helps the wireless carrier's partners deliver targeted ads based on your location and browsing habits.
Now's the perfect time for Verizon to generate some good will.
Verizon says Netflix isn't buying enough bandwidth to deliver its streaming video to Verizon customers. But a major Internet backbone provider says that's just not the case.
Netflix and Verizon reached an interconnection deal in April. But while the companies put their plan into action, many subscribers are still complaining about poor streaming speeds.