Netflix on Thursday called for a “stronger form” of net neutrality to keep broadband providers from charging companies fees to maintain a good quality experience, effectively asking for legislation against the kind of deal it struck with Comcast last month.

Consumers face poor service if Netflix and other online video providers don’t agree to pay internet service providers such as Comcast and Verizon Communications for priority connections to their networks, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said in a blog post on the company’s website.

“Netflix performance has been constrained, subjecting consumers who pay a lot of money for high-speed Internet to high buffering rates, long wait times and poor video quality,” Mr. Hastings said.

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