Level 3 Communications Issues Statement ConcerningComcast'sActions

Michael Painter tvhawaii at shaka.com
Tue Nov 30 01:55:34 CST 2010


Owen DeLong wrote:
> You can stream 1080p/5.1 128khz over 2mbps at high quality using codecs that were available 2 years ago.
> (VP6, VP7 can do this, for example).


Over the 'Internet'?  Why do you think  http://www.vudu.com/  tells me I need 4.5Mbpps?

"Required Internet Speed:
Customers should have at least a 1 Mbps broadband internet connection in order to enjoy the VUDU streaming service.
With faster broadband connections, customers can enjoy VUDU's 720p HD and industry leading 1080p HDX format.
Minimum requirements for the VUDU streaming service are as follows:
SD (480p) requires 1 Mbps
HD (720p) requires 2.25 Mbps
HDX (1080p) requires 4.5 Mbps"

--Michael






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