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FCC looks at Netflix, ISP agreements on traffic exchange

Monday 16 June 2014 | 08:54 CET | News
The US FCC said it plans to look at the agreements between Netflix and ISPs such as Verizon and Comcast on exchanging traffic. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said the regulator was concerned that consumers were not receiving the quality of services for which they pay. He ordered the Commission staff to obtain the information needed "to understand precisely what is happening in order to understand whether consumers are being harmed". Staff already started requesting information from ISPs and content providers, and the FCC has received copies of the agreements between Comcast and Netflix and Verizon

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