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AT&T responds to Netflix net neutrality blog

Tuesday 25 March 2014 | 14:58 CET | News
In response to a blog posted by Netflix on 20 March asserting that consumers should pay for Netflix regardless if they subscribe to the service or not, AT&T brought up some facts it believes everyone should agree upon and refuted Netflix's assertions. First, AT&T said that the advent of streaming video is driving bandwidth consumption by consumers to record levels. As a result of the increased bandwidth consumption, service providers are having to drive more fibre into their network to create the capacity necessary to deliver those services to consumers. Second, AT&T believes that it needs to

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