Report: Comcast and Netflix Have Resolved Their Peering Dispute

NetflixComcast and Netflix appear to have resolved their differences over network peering, which has frustrated many Netflix users over the last few months with slow, intermittent service as a result of the dispute over the business of interconnecting networks. Bryan Berg, a co-founder of App.net, has posted Github a traceroute of traffic between Netflix and Comcast that appears to show the two companies have come to some sort of direct interconnection agreement. A source in the industry says that that interpretation is correct, but declined to comment further only saying that it was a recent development. If this is true it marks a detente of sorts in the peering and interconnection battles that Netflix has faced with at least one ISP. the question is who blinked?

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