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  • Internet traffic congestion real, but sporadic, study says

    Complaints by Netflix and Internet backbone providers about network traffic congestion point to a real problem, with congestion on some networks lasting 18 hours a day, but the problems are sporadic and often temporary, according to preliminary results from a traffic study.

    Written by Grant Gross19 June 14 06:53
  • FCC looking into Internet peering complaints from Netflix, consumers

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is looking into complaints from Netflix and some Internet backbone providers that several large broadband providers have been refusing for years to upgrade their backbone connections as a way to slow video traffic that competes with their own services.

    Written by Grant Gross14 June 14 03:37