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Netflix to drop support for some older Samsung smart TVs

Netflix to drop support for some older Samsung smart TVs

Internet, social media
Samsung has announced on its official support webpage that Netflix will now drop support for some of its older Samsung smart TVs starting December 1st. Affected Netflix customers have been getting an error message that says ‘Netflix will no longer be available on this device after December 1, 2019.‘ “Due to technical limitations, Netflix will no longer be supported on some devices beginning on 1 December 2019. Some older Samsung smart TVs are affected by this change,” reads the statement. “We’ve notified all impacted members with more information about alternative devices we support so they can keep enjoying Netflix uninterrupted,”  said a Netflix representative to Cnet. Is your TV affected, it is not known which old Samsung smart TVs are included Perhaps the  Netflix’s list of com
Netflix partners with Spectranet on local server deployment in Africa

Netflix partners with Spectranet on local server deployment in Africa

Internet, Mobile
Netflix, the World’s leading Internet TV service and Spectranet, Nigeria’s leading 4G broadband service provider, said they have successfully deployed one of the first dedicated Netflix servers in Africa. At CES 2016, Reed Hastings, Netflix co-founder and chief executive announced “… the birth of a new global internet TV network”.With the launch, consumers around the world, Africa (Nigeria) inclusive, have started enjoying TV shows and movies simultaneously. Meanwhile, the high capacity server Netflix is deploying through the partnership with Spectranet will hold the entire Netflix content library, in Lagos, providing Spectranet’s customers with the best possible video streaming performance. This solution offers faster delivery in a cost effective way. Spectranet is Nigeria’s

The big U-TURN In Policy, F.C.C. Will Allow a Web Fast Lane

Business, Cyber Security
  The proposed rules, drafted by Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, and his staff, would allow Internet service providers to charge companies different rates for faster connection speeds. Daniel Rosenbaum for The New York Times By EDWARD WYATT April 23, 2014 for Ne WASHINGTON — The principle that all Internet content should be treated equally as it flows through cables and pipes to consumers looks all but dead. The Federal Communications Commission said on Wednesday that it would propose new rules that allow companies like Disney, Google or Netflix to pay Internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon for special, faster lanes to send video and other content to their customers. The proposed changes would affect what is known