Some retail ISPs also want to increase to three the number of payers for last mile content delivery. Currently end users pay monthly Internet access subscriptions and directly interconnecting, upstream carriers pay when traffic for delivery well exceeds what the retail ISP can or will hand off for upstream carriage. The targeted third revenue source does not directly interconnect, but constitutes a major source of content, e.g., Netflix.
I’m working on a paper that examine existing and likely future interconnection disputes with an eye toward identifying where conflicts will arise and whether commercial negotiations can reach closure on a timely basis. Here’s a link to slide pack summarizing the paper: