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You Better Believe Netflix Should Pay Comcast, Says AT&T

From the “100 percent not surprising” box: AT&T says that Netflix should indeed pay Comcast to ensure that its video streams reach the cable company’s customers. Of course AT&T says that! It wants a similar deal. But the company’s statement, attributed to AT&T public policy head Jim Cicconi, is worth a read. Sample line: “As we all know, there is no free lunch, and there’s also no cost-free delivery of streaming movies.”

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