In The Fight Between Netflix And Cable Operators, High-Quality Streaming Video Is Being Held Hostage


Last week at CES, Netflix announced that a number of ISPs had adopted its Open Connect technology, which provides a more direct connection between it and a cable operator, lowering the cost of delivery and increasing the quality of its streaming video. And for those who do participate, Netflix has a bonus: Due to those efficiencies, it will be able to offer up Super HD and 3D video to their broadband subscribers.

But here’s the flip side: One cable provider is arguing that because Netflix ...

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