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Hastings: Don't worry, ISPs, Netflix won't charge you for the 'privilege' of carrying its data

Among the fringe speculation sometimes indulged in by media investment analysts has been the notion that Netflix might not be content to merely not pay interconnection fees to Internet service providers.

Report: Google Fiber eyeing UK as next broadband stop, poses challenge to BT

Google Fiber has been looking at bringing its 1 Gbps-capable fiber to the home (FTTH) project to the UK, shaking up the country's broadband market that's been dominated by incumbent telco BT, reports  The Telegraph.

Time Warner Cable responds to Los Angeles request for 1 Gbps using DOCSIS 3.1

Time Warner Cable has officially joined the process of developing a 1 gigabit-per-second-capable broadband network for Los Angeles residents, businesses and government, responding to a request for information (RFI) put out by the city.

Level 3: Verizon is slowing Netflix to extract money from us

After nearly six weeks of back-and-forth, a confusing corporate blog dispute relating to Netflix streaming performance over the Verizon network has finally, at least, assumed some level of clarity.

Zayo's Geo Networks acquires UK's Digital Region assets, deepens UK network holdings

Geo Networks, which is now part of Zayo, has reached a deal to acquire the assets of the failed Digital Region broadband network in South Yorkshire, England, reports  The Star.

Netflix calls out Verizon again on streaming speed after ISP continues PR war

Continue to mess with the bull, and you get the horns … all over again. Verizon found that out the hard way, several days after rekindling a PR war with Netflix over network streaming performance.

World Cup reveals TV Everywhere issue: latency

While the nearly completed World Cup soccer tournament has delivered TV Everywhere its highest usage to date, it has also laid bare an issue related to any kind of video delivered over the Internet: latency.

Let it go? Heck no--Verizon says congestion caused by Netflix transit providers

The corporate blog-based finger-pointing between Verizon and Netflix has  continued, with Verizon launching a new screed accusing Netflix's own transit providers of causing sluggish streaming video performance over the Verizon network.

Calix offers cable providers 1 Gbps speed using DOCSIS over GPON

Calix Networks has announced the launch of a few fiber access product for the residential cable market that allows operators to deliver 1 Gbps speeds using DOCSIS provisioning of GPON (DpoG) technology. Texas-based Grande Communications is the first cable provider to deploy the new service.

Alcatel-Lucent sets new speed record using old copper: 10 Gbps

Alcatel-Lucent continues to wring more life out of dying copper infrastructure, this time claiming to have hit a new broadband speed record of 10 Gbps using traditional copper telephone lines and prototype technology in Bell Labs tests.