Verizon Public Policy on Netflix

Miles Fidelman mfidelman at
Tue Jul 22 15:06:27 UTC 2014

Daniel Corbe wrote:
> Ca By <cb.list6 at> writes:
>> On Jul 22, 2014 7:04 AM, "Jared Mauch" <jared at> wrote:
>>> Verizon wireless has other transits apart from 701.
>> That's interesting that they have a different capacity management strategy
>> for the competitive wireless market than they have for their captive
>> landline customers.
>> Seems market forces are making wireless a functional network without the
>> peering brinksmanship while market failings are allowing landline to take
>> advantage of a captive install base
> Or it could be that they're just functionally two different business
> units.  From what my contacts at Verizon Wireless tell me, Verizon
> Business move at a glacial pace, so they buy circuits from whomever they
> can.

Definitely different business units.  Verizon wireless has long been 
somewhat at arms length from the rest of Verizon - part of the reason 
that their consumer billing is such a pain.

Miles Fidelman

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is.   .... Yogi Berra

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