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Netflix backs Charter takeover of TWC, Bright House

Thursday 16 July 2015 | 09:34 CET | News
Netflix has given its backing to Charter Communications' proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. In a filing to the FCC on the proposed merger, Netflix said it supports Charter's new peering policy and its plans to extend this to TWC and Bright House. "Charter's new peering policy is a welcome and significant departure from the efforts of some ISPs to collect access tolls on the Internet," Netflix said. Charter's policy should promote efficient interconnection with content providers and with smaller content delivery networks used by some Netflix suppliers, the

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Companies: Bright House Networks / Charter Communications / FCC / Netflix / Time Warner Cable
Countries: United States
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