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Netflix calls for ISPs to back true net neutrality

Friday 21 March 2014 | 09:08 CET | News
Netflix has come out against ISPs that charge for better access to their customers and called for more internet providers to adopt true net neutrality. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said the company has agreed to pay the "toll" of interconnection costs to some ISPs in order to ensure its customers have sufficient bandwidth for viewing. This includes the recent agreement with Comcast, which supports "weak net neutrality", Hastings said. Other ISPs, such as Cablevision, already practice "strong net neutrality", ensuring an "outstanding" performance for Netflix users. Hasting said the company did

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