Comcast Performing Peer Review

Spangler, Todd
March 2008
Multichannel News;3/31/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p3
The article reports on Comcast's plan to work with file-sharing software distributor BitTorrent and others to make peer-to-peer applications work more efficiently over its broadband networks. It discusses Comcast's plan to migrate to a bandwidth-management technique that is "protocol agnostic" by the end of 2008.


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