November 12th, 2014

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Link Harvest: What Does The Comcast Deal Cost Netflix (and its customers)

A very interesting filing by Netflix at the FCC, estimating that Comcast charges it approximately 150% more to do direct interconnection than to use Cogent or Level 3 for transit. Also, that Comast's fee to directly interconnect and deliver traffic to Comcast's subscribers now constitues 60% of the total cost of delivering content. (Netflix's chief cost is still acquiring content, mind you.)