[Nanog] ATT VP: Internet to hit capacity by 2010

Brandon Galbraith brandon.galbraith at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 12:51:27 CDT 2008


On 4/22/08, Joe Abley <jabley at ca.afilias.info> wrote:
>
>
> On 22 Apr 2008, at 12:47, Joe Greco wrote:
>
> >> You mean a computer? Like the one that runs file-sharing
> >> clients?
> >
> > Like the one that nobody really wants to watch large quantities of
> > television on?
>
>
> Perhaps more like the mac mini that's plugged into the big plasma
> screen in the living room? Or one of the many stereo-component-styled
> "media" PCs sold for the same purpose, perhaps even running Windows
> MCE, a commercial operating system sold precisely because people want
> to hook their computers up to televisions?
>
> Or the old-school hacked XBox running XBMC, pulling video over SMB
> from the PC in the other room?
>
> Or the XBox 360 which can play media from the home-user NAS in the
> back room? The one with the bittorrent client on it? :-)


Don't forget the laptop or thin desktop hooked up to the 24-60 inch monitor
in the bedroom/living room to watch Netflix Watch It Now content (which
there is no limit on how much can be viewed by a customer).

-brandon



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