The interconnection agreement Comcast and Netflix signed isn’t a violation of network neutrality, but it continues a troubling precedent for the internet and has anti-competitive overtones.
The shadowy peering arrangements between internet “backbone” providers and consumer ISPs appear central to raids of some of Europe’s biggest telcos, which took place this week.
France’s telecoms regulator has been given the go-ahead to investigate the quiet war going on between ISPs and internet backbone providers, where users of services such as YouTube and Netflix risk being innocent victims.
Mellanox, the networking chip company famous for its Infinband products has agreed to to buy photonics startup Kotura in an all-cash deal. The purchase comes after Kotura started making products for the data center.