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Netflix streaming should speed up soon


Good news for Netflix customers - Streaming movies and TV shows should get faster. The online video service has reportedly reached a deal with Comcast to ensure its programs are streamed smoothly to households.

The Wall Street Journal reports the agreement allows Netflix to connect directly to the Internet service provider's broadband network. Netflix and online providers have been at odds over the huge amount of bandwith used by streaming video.

At peak times, Netflix traffic can eat up one-third of all U.S. broadband network traffic.