Verizon was not available for comment at this writing, but we will update this story should the company respond.
While these three companies continue their blog spat over streaming speeds the problem is being remedied — at least for Netflix and Verizon. In April, the two companies agreed to an interconnection deal that would allow Netflix to connect directly to Verizon's network.
For now, however, Netflix subscribers using Verizon's network will have to suffer with poor connection speeds — a problem that could apparently be remedied by Verizon purchasing a few more 10Gbps cards and stringing some cable. If Taylor's claims are telling the full story, it seriously draws into question Verizon's stance that it is "working aggressively" to remedy the poor Netflix streaming speeds on its network.
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