Comcast Boosts Netflix After Deal

Though technology watchdogs were less than thrilled when Netflix and Comcast struck a deal to connect their two networks, the pact appears to be paying off quite nicely for the two companies. Netflix has seen a notable boost in traffic, averaging 1.68Mbps in February, up from 1.51Mbps in January. The move sets a new precedent as broadband providers begin to seek additional compensation to allow streaming services, like Netflix, direct connections to improve their performance.