Net Neutrality Concerns are 'Hypothetical', Says Verizon VP
C. Lincoln “Link” Hoewing, an assistant vice president at Verizon Communications, said that the ability to charge for services such as high-quality video is crucial to being able to afford the multibillion-dollar price tag of upgrading its network-to-fiber links.
“We could put other services on those pipes—it’s got a lot more capacity to do this,” Hoewing told the Computers, Freedom and Privacy conference here. That would help “to make it more viable economically and financially and to help us compete.” Calling concerns about Net-favoritism entirely hypothetical, Hoewing said: “I’m getting tired of it...We’ve never done anything that I know to interfere with anyone’s traffic.”
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