Tag: netflix

Halting Optus' descent into ones and zeros 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
CEO Allen Lew doesn't plan to sit around as the telco becomes a pure utility, and says he's not afraid to take on the content providers at their own game.
 
Change is the only constant at iiNet 
By Beverley Head | May 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
iiNet's Matthew Toohey is trialling IBM's Watson - between preparing for an acquisition and making sure Netflix doesn't swamp the network.
 
Content, cost & constant innovation: How Foxtel plans to take on Netflix 
By Beverley Head | May 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Nell Payne inhabits the “brave new world of blue strings and networking”. Just don't ask her to put a TV screen on your microwave.
 
Hockey confirms Google, Netflix taxes 
By Allie Coyne | May 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
GST for online intangibles, new tax laws to arrive with budget.
 
Optus considers breaking net neutrality in Australia 
By Andrew Colley | Apr 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
May charge Netflix, OTT providers for premium service.
 
Netflix announces Australian launch 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Will the telcos play ball?
 
Netflix open sources security meta search tools 
 
Yahoo nabs former Netflix exec as CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Mike Kail given responsibility for infrastructure.
 
US FCC investigating slow internet download speeds 
Jun 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Looking into "the new choke point".
 
US FCC to propose web fast lane 
Apr 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
New guidelines could undermine net neutrality.
 
NAB deploys Chaos Monkey to kill servers 24/7 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Engineers allowed full night's sleep.
 
Netflix agrees to pay Comcast for faster speeds 
Feb 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Won't get preferential network treatment, companies say.
 
Netflix flicks to active-active operations 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 15, 2013 | Comment Now 
Bridges Amazon regions - and introduces Chaos Kong.
 
Netflix eyes move to set-top-boxes 
Oct 15, 2013 | Comment Now 
In talks with US cable television providers.
 
Netflix releases global ISP speed index 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 12, 2013 | Comment Now 
The 800lb gorilla of Internet traffic.
 
Netflix suffers Christmas Eve outage 
Dec 26, 2012 | Comment Now 
Blames Amazon Web Services.
 
Amazon offers explanation to recent outages 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 6, 2012 | Comment Now 
Elastic load balancer bug caused flood of requests.
 
Amazon Web Services data centre hit by US storms 
Jul 1, 2012 | Comment Now 
Power outage takes out Netflix, Pinterest, Instagram and more.
 
Kiwi ISP withdraws internet geoblock Fyx 
By James Hutchinson, Juha Saarinen | May 11, 2012 | Comment Now 
Geoblock-busting service hauled offline.
 
Kiwi ISP claims legal clarity on geoblock-busting service 
By Juha Saarinen | May 11, 2012 | Comment Now 
Service may not go without challenge.
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