Netflix has pointed its finger at another Internet service provider that it paid to ensure better streaming quality.
Vox media designer Yuri Victor tweeted a picture in which Netflix displayed a warning within its interface, identifying Verizon as the reason for lagging performance.
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Oh snap, netflixpic.twitter.com/wMfavoHOyj
— Yuri Victor ♥ (@yurivictor) June 4, 2014
In a conversation following the tweet, Victor said he tried to stream Netflix through his Apple computer via a Verizon FiOS connection in the Washington, D.C., area when he received the message. Victor and the analysts he interacted with, BTIG Research’s Rich Greenfield and Walter Piecyk, said they had not seen the message before. Read more…