How do you put a TV station on the Mbone?
ljakab at ac.upc.edu
Thu May 5 15:36:03 UTC 2011
On 05/05/11 00:15, Jeff Young wrote:
> The most ambitious use of multicast I'm aware of is AT&T's UVerse
> network which multicasts (SS) from two
> head-ends all the way to the set top box in a home. But this is
> confined to the AT&T network and UVerse is
> arguably a "me-too" offering to compete with Time Warner Cable and others.
Telefonica has a similar multicast deployment in its Spanish network,
marketed as Imagenio, so this proves that multicast can be quite useful
within a provider's own network. Too bad the economic incentives are not
so clear/inexistent for transit networks.
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