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Netflix and Comcast have reached a deal so that Comcast — the largest U.S. provider of home Internet access — will ensure seamless Netflix streaming.

Earlier this month, the on-demand Internet streaming and DVD-by-mail media service released the highly-anticipated second season of its original series "House of Cards" — but not without the complaints from subscribers about pauses in the programming.

So what does this deal mean for subscribers? Financial Times reporter Cardiff Garcia joins Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti to explain.


This segment aired on February 24, 2014.

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