Verizon’s Accidental Mea Culpa

David Young, Vice President, Verizon Regulatory Affairs recently published a blog post suggesting that Netflix themselves are responsible for the streaming slowdowns Netflix’s customers have been seeing. But his attempt at deception has backfired. He has clearly admitted that Verizon is deliberately constraining capacity from network providers like Level 3 who were chosen by Netflix…


When the Middleman and ISP are Aligned

We have received numerous questions and comments on the congestion information that I shared on Internet interconnection in the U.S. and Europe. We thought it would be helpful to provide a bit more detail to create more open dialogue on these important issues. The measurement statistics that we used to evaluate congestion were from the…


Observations of an Internet Middleman

We received a lot of positive feedback, as well as a lot of questions when Mike posted his recent story, Chicken. Many of the questions asked for more specific data about the scale and size of the problem. This post is an attempt to provide some of that data. Our Internet Services product sits on…

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What’s the point of social media?

For businesses that is. If you are a B2B business, why should you use social media? Social media being things like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest. Earlier this year I attended Shelley Palmer’s Media Tech Summit in New York. A lot of the discussion centered on the topic of this post. And although B2C companies…


Why Invest in the Video Cloud?

The pace of change and innovation in the content delivery business is fast. We continue to invest in this area, even as some of our competitors have started signaling that it is not a strategic consideration for them. Why? Simply put, we love this space and continue to believe that the value of our operational…