Digiday’s Eric Blattberg delves into what the FCC’s ruling on net neutrality–approving to treat the Internet as a public utility–signifies for video providers.
He writes that the FCC’s ruling means “cable companies and Internet service providers (ISPs) can’t throttle certain traffic or open up fast lanes for companies with deep pockets. That’s great news for the tech community, which has rallied behind regulation that would treat all Internet traffic equally. It’s particularly important for video providers, as streaming high-definition video to people across the globe requires an enormous amount of bandwidth — far more than delivering tweets from Twitter’s servers to users’ laptops and smartphones, for example.”
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