Huge ISPs want per-GB payments from Netflix, YouTube

Poor Internet providers. They have to carry all that horrible, horrible traffic from Netflix and YouTube, and they just can't afford it anymore. Unless they start charging end users 21 percent more for Internet access, or unless they're allowed to bill Internet companies at 3.7¢ per GB, the Internet could "become unusable at peak times" due to congestion.

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_Q_4319d ago

I really think that ISP are BSing about how they are constantly upgrading their systems and whatnot. They've been squeezing bandwidth from the same ancient tech for years. They haven't had any real upgrades to cable tech is year. DOCSYS 3.0 is a joke. None of these ISPs are competing. They all have backroom deals to keep prices up. *removes tin foil hat*