Comcast P4P Exceeds Expectations

According to Comcast, P4P technology increased download speeds in its network by more than 80%

November 4, 2008

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Comcast P4P Exceeds Expectations

In the most recent network trial of the P4P Working Group, cable company Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) blew away expectations for network efficiency and file transfer speeds using new peer-to-peer (P2P) technology.

Comcast was one of four ISPs to participate in the trial, which took place in early-to-mid July and was conducted in conjunction with Yale University and P2P technology firm Pando Networks Inc. . While Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), and BCE Inc. (Bell Canada) (NYSE/Toronto: BCE) also took part, it was the cable company that showed the most dramatic improvement in network usage and download speeds.

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— Ryan Lawler, Senior Editor, Contentinople

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