Comcast Corp., an internet service provider under investigation for hampering online file-sharing by its subscribers, on March 27 announced an about-face in its stance and said it will treat all types of internet traffic equally.

Comcast said it will collaborate with BitTorrent Inc., the company founded by the creator of the popular BitTorrent file-sharing protocol, to come up with better ways to transport large files over the internet instead of delaying file transfers.

Since user reports of interference with file-sharing traffic were confirmed by an Associated Press investigation in October, Comcast has been...

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