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Netflix strikes interconnect deal with Verizon

Tuesday 29 April 2014 | 10:18 CET | News
Netflix announced an agreement with Verizon to improve delivery of its streaming video service to Verizon broadband customers. The company said it had an interconnect arrangement with Verizon that should improve performance for customers in the coming months. No further details were disclosed. The agreement follows a similar arrangement Netflix reached with Comcast in February. Netflix is expected to pay the ISPs for improved access to bandwidth for its customers. 

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Companies: Comcast / Netflix / Verizon
Countries: United States
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