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Verizon CEO says heavy broadband users should pay more for their service

26
Feb
2014

Are you constantly streaming high-definition video, downloading tons of Xbox One games and sending massive files to friends and family? You should pay more for Internet access than your neighbor, who only uses a 10-year-old PC in his living room to read email and occasionally browse the Internet for cat GIFs. This is the position of Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam, who said this week that heavy broadband users should have to pay more for home Internet access than those who don’t take full advantage of the service for which they already pay top dollar. Verizon recently made news when it was accused of throttling Netflix in a move that would have danced on net neutrality’s grave mere weeks after a court

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