Comcast-Level 3 Feud Shifts to FCC

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Ars Technica provides an update on the status of the peering dispute (or is it?) between Level 3 and Comcast, which sought to rework terms of their agreements shortly after Level 3 gained online video service Netflix as a major new customer of its content delivery network (CDN) business. “The big headlines about the dispute between Level 3 Communications and Comcast over the latter’s access charges may have subsided, but don’t let that fool you,” writes . “Like so many telecom wars, this one has migrated to the antechambers of the Federal Communications Commission. There, both sides are battling over whether the feud comes under the FCC’s authority via its still-unofficial net neutrality rules.” Read more at Ars Technica.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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