Netflix blames slow speeds on Verizon, other Internet providers

WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Netflix Inc is telling customers that Verizon Inc and other Internet providers are to blame for slow speeds as the video streaming service pushes to avoid paying for faster delivery of its movies and TV shows. Netflix has been calling on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to do away with fees […]

Amid protests, FCC proposes new ‘net neutrality’ rules | Reuters

(Reuters) – U.S. telecommunications regulators on Thursday formally proposed new “net neutrality” rules that may let Internet service providers charge content companies for faster and more reliable delivery of their traffic to users. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has come under fire from consumer advocates and technology companies for proposing to allow some “commercially […]