First Deal Of The Post-Net Neutrality World
Video Streaming Giant Netflix made a deal for faster, more reliable access to its subscribers via the Comcast/TWC network.
It remains to be seen whether there will be a price hike for Netflix subscribers to pay for the deal, which heralds the new age of internet, where you “pay to play” and where network owners finally have found a new way to recoup their investments into broadband capacities and to milk their quasi-monopolist position vis a vis both companies that rely heavily on their broadband networks for their business as well as customers who consume huge amounts of data.
The New York Times has more.
In an opinion piece over at wired.com you can get a short overview of the problems with net neutrality.