Triple Play [was: CAUTION: Potentially Dumb Question...]

Bora Akyol bora at
Tue Feb 7 18:13:34 UTC 2006

I think the main challenge in making this type of media distribution a
is not the technology, we mostly know how to make it work.

The real challenge is the content owners' willingness to make the
available while preserving their IP rights.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog at [mailto:owner-nanog at] On 
> Behalf Of Christian Kuhtz
> Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2006 7:46 AM
> To: Sean Donelan
> Cc: nanog at
> Subject: Re: Triple Play [was: CAUTION: Potentially Dumb Question...]
> On Feb 7, 2006, at 10:27 AM, Sean Donelan wrote:
> > On Mon, 6 Feb 2006, Christian Kuhtz wrote:
> >> If you're near real time, you have lots of options actually. And I 
> >> would contend that p2p can be efficient for broadcast distribution 
> >> actually.  There already are several startups doing 
> exactly that for 
> >> large scalability.
> >
> > Yep.  Lots of startups have lots of ideas.  If you are selling 
> > hammers, you can use the same hammer for lots of projects.  But I'm 
> > not a true believer in the hammer religion.
> Argh.  What I'm saying is that this is being worked on.  And 
> I know from the research perspective in a previous life that 
> it can be made work.  The fact that startups are working on 
> commercializing wasn't supposed to suggest viability (it 
> never does), but that products are on the way to market.  I 
> have my confirmation of viability of the concept from a 
> different background altogether and I don't subscribe to 
> startup=viability for anything.

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