TWC: Netflix Is Withholding Content to Gain 'Unprecedented' Access to ISPs
Operator says it is in discussions on connecting into Netflix's private CDN
By Todd Spangler, Multichannel News -- Broadcasting & Cable, 1/16/2013 5:52:25 PM
Last week, Cablevision Systems announced a deal to participate in Netflix's Open Connect private CDN. Under the agreement, Cablevision customers who are Netflix subscribers will have access to select "Super HD" and 3D content. Netflix saves money on third-party CDN transit fees by connecting directly with ISPs.
But Time Warner Cable complained that Netflix was improperly tying access to the enhanced video content to the CDN initiative.
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