Netflix sees minor change from 1 Gbps connection; China unveils details about its Internet backbone

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> What does a 1 Gbps connection mean for Netflix? Article

> China reveals details about its new Internet backbone, which includes IPv6 in the core. Article

Cable News

> AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson earned $22.2 million in 2012, according to a filing the telco made with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Article

> Comcast will provide funds for technical research and open source development through its newly-launched Technology Research & Development Fund. Article


> The rise of IPTV continues to drive consumers away from traditional video rental stores in Australia. Article

> TiVo has entered the whole-home viewing segment with the introduction of the TiVo Mini. Article

Online Video News

> Netflix will stop issuing new public API developer keys as one of the measures it's taking to refocus its API program on product support. Article

And finally… ISPs that establish partnerships with OTT providers gain the benefit of supplying and giving subscribers a good web experience over their broadband connection. Article