Posted 02/19/2014 at 2:29 PM
Posted 3 years ago
Verizon, and Internet bandwidth providers fighting along with the straining Netflix has, from a consumer’s point of view, been evident by watching a slow down of the video streaming service.
“The online-video service has been at odds with Verizon Communications Inc. and other broadband providers for months over how much Netflix streaming content they will carry without being paid additional fees. Now the long simmering conflict has heated up and is slowing Netflix, in particular, on Verizon’s fiber-optic FiOS service, where Netflix says its average prime-time speeds dropped by 14 percent last month.”