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How Is WebRTC So Fast?

WebRTC’s ultra-low latency delivery clocks in at sub-500 milliseconds, making it the fastest available streaming protocol. But how is it able to beat so many other protocols to the punch?

At its core, WebRTC is a peer-to-peer protocol. In other words, it doesn’t funnel data through a central server before reaching the viewer’s device, essentially cutting out the middleman.