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Netflix Agrees to Pay Comcast for Speedier Service

Netflix and Comcast have reached an agreement aimed at smoothing the streaming of Netflix content to the cable company's customers, ending a dispute that included suggestions of throttled traffic. Under the so-called "paid peering" deal, Netflix will be able to connect directly to Comcast's network and skip the intermediaries as it formerly did. The agreement comes less than two weeks after Comcast announced a $45 billion deal for Time Warner Cable.

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Not a Net Neutrality issue as some would think Dom Robinson  –  Feb 27, 2014 12:44 AM PDT

I think fellow writer for streamingmedia.com Dan Rayburn, hits it on the head here:

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