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Cable giants don’t like the FCC’s push to redefine ‘broadband’

The industry’s National Cable & Telecommunications Association has sent a letter to the FCC claiming that there’s no real justification for bumping up the definition to 25Mbps downstream and 3Mbps up. The lobbying group claims that advocates’ arguments in favor of a speed-up “dramatically exaggerate” how much performance people typically need. Netflix may say that 25Mbps is necessary for 4K video streaming, for example, but the NCTA claims that only a “tiny fraction” of people use their service that way. – Jon Fingas, Engadget
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