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Netflix peering deal with Verizon

April 29, 2014

netflixNetflix may not like its peering deal with Comcast, but now it is entering a similar partnership with Verizon.

Netflix said: ‘We have reached an interconnect arrangement with Verizon that we hope will improve performance for our joint  customers over the coming months.’

Netflix entered a paid peering deal with Comcast in February after subscribers saw average streaming speeds over Comcast’s network decline for months. Netflix pays Comcast money to facilitate direct interconnection between the video service and Comcast’s network. Comcast customers have seen significant Netflix streaming quality increases as a result.

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