Level 3 Communications Issues Statement Concerning Comcast's Actions

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Mon Nov 29 18:52:19 CST 2010


On Mon, 29 Nov 2010 17:11:18 CST, Jack Bates said:
> I agree. This type of maneuver is no different than ESPN3 charging the 
> ISP for the ISP customers to access the content. Both are unscalable 
> models that threaten the foundation of an open Internet.

Oddly enough, cable channels like ESPN asking for a per-subscriber fee
from cable delivery networks like Comcast has been a mostly-scalable
model for the cable-TV arena for three or four decades now....

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