Level 3 Communications Issues Statement Concerning Comcast's Actions

Florian Weimer fweimer at bfk.de
Tue Nov 30 06:15:04 CST 2010


* Valdis Kletnieks:

> 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....

And your TV bandwidth usage doesn't count towards your monthly limit,
either.

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