Network end users to pull down 2 gigabytes a day, continuously?
jabley at ca.afilias.info
Tue Jan 9 18:09:18 UTC 2007
On 9-Jan-2007, at 13:04, Gian Constantine wrote:
> You are correct. Today, IP multicast is limited to a few small
> closed networks. If we ever migrate to IPv6, this would instantly
> change. One of my previous assertions was the possibility of
> streaming video as the major motivator of IPv6 migration. Without
> it, video streaming to a large market, outside of multicasting in a
> closed network, is not scalable, and therefore, not feasible.
> Unicast streaming is a short-term bandwidth-hogging solution
> without a future at high take rates.
So you are of the opinion that inter-domain multicast doesn't exist
today for technical reasons, and those technical reasons are fixed in
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