By Lisa Johnston
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Los Gatos, Calif. — Netflix took a strategic step Sunday to ensure that its subscribers who use Comcast broadband service continue to receive unimpeded movie and TV program streaming.
According to a report in the Wall Street Journal Sunday, Netflix agreed to pay Comcast for direct access to its broadband network, eliminating the need to go through backbone service providers, which have been under pressure to pay ISPs like Comcast for improved access to their broadband users.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Port Washington, N.Y. – Seventy-five percent of adults 18-34 use connected TVs to watch over-the-top (OTT) video, according to a new study by The NPD Group.
The study suggests that young adults are overwhelmingly streaming online video content such as YouTube and Netflix as “the most prominent way of accessing video content.”
Waterloo, Ontario – A Sandvine Internet traffic study showed Netflix usage rose 28.8 percent to take the No. 1 streaming service position for fixed network use going into the second half of 2012, followed by YouTube, which saw traffic rise to 13.1 percent.