Verizon to FCC: You can’t stop Netflix-like interconnection payments | Ars Technica

“Internet players such as Netflix and Cogent have called for the Commission to reach beyond the last mile and regulate interconnection points or the terms of interconnection, on the ground that congestion at those points can affect the speeds that … Continue reading

Disgruntled Verizon customer uses VPN to improve Netflix stream

Colin Nederkoorn decided to go off the beaten path. When he connected to a VPN, he found his streaming speed increased dramatically, with a cap at around 10 times the speed he was getting on Verizon. Nederkoorn’s conclusion was that … Continue reading

Level 3 heats up the Netflix, Verizon internet war | ZDNet

“All of the Verizon FiOS customers in Southern California likely get some of their content through this interconnection location. It is in a single building. And boils down to a router Level 3 owns, a router Verizon owns and four … Continue reading

Verizon Working With Netflix to Improve Streaming Quality | Bloomberg

There are traffic jams in the interconnection points between Verizon’s network and the providers Netflix uses to deliver video, Verizon said. via Verizon Working With Netflix to Improve Streaming Quality – Bloomberg.

FCC Begins Investigating Comcast And Verizon Making Netflix Pay To Avoid Congestion | Techdirt

FCC Begins Investigating Comcast And Verizon Making Netflix Pay To Avoid Congestion | Techdirt.

FCC’s Tom Wheeler looks at Verizon and Netflix Internet speed fight

Wheeler says the FCC’s goal is “protecting Internet consumers” via FCC's Tom Wheeler looks at Verizon and Netflix Internet speed fight.

Netflix Will Stop Shaming Verizon on Streaming Speeds | TIME

Netflix said Monday (June 9) it would stop displaying a message that blames Verizon for slow buffering speeds, five days after Verizon issued a cease and desist letter. via Netflix Will Stop Shaming Verizon on Streaming Speeds | TIME.

Verizon vs. Netflix: What’s this really about? (Q&A) | CNET

The problem is not congestion on Verizon’s network. The problem happens at the hand off between the networks. The links that Netflix is using to hand off to Verizon are not up to snuff. via Verizon vs. Netflix: What’s this … Continue reading

Verizon Tells Netflix to Remove Congestion Notices on Sluggish Videos | Businessweek

The blame game between Netflix (NFLX) and Verizon Communications (VZ) entered the cease-and-desist phase on Thursday (June 5). via Verizon Tells Netflix to Remove Congestion Notices on Sluggish Videos – Businessweek.

Netflix Reluctantly Signs to Access Verizon’s Broadband Customers | Businessweek

Netflix acknowledged on Monday that it has signed an agreement with Verizon (VZ) to pay more for direct access to its network, mirroring a controversial deal it signed with Comcast (CMCSA) earlier this year. via Netflix Reluctantly Signs to Access … Continue reading