Verizon has enhanced its profile on Netflix's speed chart, rising two spots on the video provider's August Speed Index, to 2.41 Mbps, reports FierceOnlineVideo. However, AT&T, which signed an interconnection agreement with Netflix in May, saw the largest gain.
Netflix, Mozilla and a group of consumer advocates are showing their frustration over the FCC's proposed net neutrality rules, which could include the creation of Internet fast lanes, by holding Internet Slowdown Day.
Now that interconnection agreements with the four top U.S. Internet service providers are in place and with no new spats grabbing the public's attention, Netflix and Verizon may have entered a period of détente. Average streaming speeds for subscribers on the FiOS network rose two places on the SVOD provider's August Speed Index, to 2.41 Mbps.
AT&T and Verizon are challenging the FCC's call to raise the broadband definition from 4 Mbps to 10 Mbps, claiming that the majority of consumers don't need higher speeds, reports Ars Technica.
Verizon Wireless has named Tower Cloud as its backhaul partner for its new 4G LTE small cell deployment in Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park.
In one of the most aggressive TV Everywhere initiatives launched yet by a major broadcaster, Fox Sports will make 101 NFL games broadcast on the Fox network available this fall for streaming to subscribers of select pay-TV services.
Verizon is forking over $7.4 million to the FCC to resolve an investigation on how it used consumers' information for marketing purposes.
Orange Business has maintained its lead over BT Global in the global Ethernet market Vertical Systems Group's 2013 Global Provider Ethernet Leaderboard.
Verizon is signaling that it's ready to take another stab at the home automation market with a new service.
Cox Communications and Verizon topped the performance rankings of J.D. Power's just-released 2014 study of voice and data business services.