BATS Urges Bandwidth Upgrades

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BATS Trading is advising clients to upgrade their connectivity to the Kansas City, Miss.-based ECN to prevent delays to its PITCH datafeed. Officals say that recent surging volumes triggered peak message rates higher than could be supported by the minimum T-1 lines that BATS recommends.

In a letter to data subscribers and prospects, BATS chief executive Dave Cummings advised firms who are "concerned about performance" to ensure their lines can support rates of 3mbps (megabits per second)—doub

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