Netflix reiterated its support of "clear and strong Internet protections" from the FCC in order to support the "virtuous circle" of broadband investment and business applications stemming from such rules.
AT&T and Verizon not only think that 4 Mbps is a sufficient definition for broadband, but they have told the FCC that the regulator should not look at data caps when defining whether an Internet service should be qualified as a broadband service.
Over-the-top video may have disrupted broadcaster and pay-TV operators' business models, but when it comes to original content, SVOD providers Netflix and Amazon are traveling a well-worn path.
Netflix is reportedly in talks with cable and telecoms operators in Belgium to provide it with an alternative form of distribution, following the launch of its on-demand service in the country last Friday.
Over 90 of AT&T's wireless industry partners have come together to jointly make their voice heard at the FCC in protesting the service provider's pending acquisition of DirecTV.
France-based Bouygues Telecom has signed a deal to make Netflix available on its set-top boxes and to mobile devices beginning in November. The announcement coincided with Netflix's launch into the country, one that the industry is watching closely as the online video provider expands further into a wary European market. FierceWireless:Europe has all the details here.
Subscription video on demand provider Netflix may have intentionally caused slowdowns of its own video stream during its well-publicized disputes with Verizon and Comcast, the director of a conservative technology organization said.
The FCC said that it received 3 million comments about the proposed net neutrality rules as it approached yesterday's deadline for comments.
Bouygues Telecom is the latest European operator to sign a deal offering customers direct access to Netflix, as the U.S. video streaming company continues its expansion in the region.
Verizon has enhanced its profile on Netflix's speed chart, rising two spots on the video provider's August Speed Index, to 2.41 Mbps, reports FierceOnlineVideo. However, AT&T, which signed an interconnection agreement with Netflix in May, saw the largest gain.