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US cable companies consider new fees as Netflix swells data usage

Time Warner Cable and US pay-TV companies, weighing how to profit from surging Internet demand spurred by services like Netflix, which is coming to Ireland in January.

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Time Warner Cable and US pay-TV companies, weighing how to profit from surging Internet demand spurred by Netflix and Hulu, are on the verge of instituting new fees on Web-access customers who use the most.

Irish broadband providers are likely to watch with interest as heavy content usage continues to expand and as Netflix brings its streaming video product to this country in January.

At least one major cable operator in the US will institute...

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