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12.05.16
Netflix updated its video encoding to make downloads look better
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Netflix updated its video encoding to make downloads look better

Using Google's VP9 codec, Netflix says it can achieve the same quality at much lower bitrates.

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03.24.16
Netflix is the one limiting its video quality on AT&T and Verizon
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Netflix is the one limiting its video quality on AT&T and Verizon

Soon, it will let users choose if they want HD video over mobile networks

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12.15.15
Netflix's new video approach looks better, uses less data
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Netflix's new video approach looks better, uses less data

After years of research, it's re-encoding the entire video library in a new way.

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10.31.14
AT&T and Verizon are upping bandwidth on select data plans
10.31.14

AT&T and Verizon are upping bandwidth on select data plans

These days we could all use a little more mobile bandwidth, and the folks at AT&T and Verizon...

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07.21.14
Verizon FiOS gets a speed boost: now uploads go as fast as downloads
07.21.14

Verizon FiOS gets a speed boost: now uploads go as fast as downloads

Before Google Fiber, Verizon FiOS was the speedy internet service everyone wanted in their neighbo...

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05.29.14
Google takes American ISPs to task over video buffering
05.29.14

Google takes American ISPs to task over video buffering

You don't like when YouTube videos pause during playback, and neither does Google. More often than...

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03.23.14
Google's lightweight image format makes YouTube pages load 10 percent faster
03.23.14

Google's lightweight image format makes YouTube pages load 10 percent faster

We all want the internet to be faster, right? Well, Google is hoping to make that happen one YouTu...

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