Level 3 Communications Issues Statement Concerning Comcast'sActions

George Bonser gbonser at seven.com
Tue Nov 30 10:47:09 CST 2010


> Seriously this has nothing to do with L3 but more with Netflix...it's
> clear that the Netflix business model is eating into Comcast VoD
> business and so they are strong arming other providers to affect
> Netflix's business model. But as others have stated what would happen
> if
> Comcast starts coming after every service provider's hosting services
> that Comcast doesn't like?
> 
> Bret
> 

I think it has more to do with this:

http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_16526623?source
=rss


The cable companies are losing subs at an increasing rate.  People are
using them for internet and not buying the television programming.  If
Comcast can't collect from their "cord-cutting" customers, then they
will collect from the content providers whose products their customers
are using.






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