Some truth about Comcast - WikiLeaks style

Frank Bulk - iName.com frnkblk at iname.com
Fri Dec 24 22:17:37 CST 2010


That's not my understanding.  

Frank

-----Original Message-----
From: Jay Ashworth [mailto:jra at baylink.com] 
Sent: Friday, December 24, 2010 10:25 AM
To: NANOG
Subject: Re: Some truth about Comcast - WikiLeaks style

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Frank Bulk - iName.com" <frnkblk at iname.com>

> Uhm, D-CATV is not IP just quite yet. Sometimes I wish that's the
> case, but it's still very much RF.
> 
> There are several vendors that sell GPON solutions that support RF
> over fiber, and there's always IP TV.

Hmm.  I had acquired the idea, from looking at the setup screens on the
latest gen SciAt converters that it was, at very least, FDM IP multicast;
that is, MPEG2 over IP multicast, and then multiplexed 4:1 or so into 
multiple broadband carriers, but sent as IP multicast streams and 
decoded that way.  No?

Cheers,
-- jra






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