Netflix Is Eating Up More Of North America's Bandwidth Than AnyOther Company

Phil Regnauld regnauld at nsrc.org
Wed May 18 05:32:49 CDT 2011


Leigh Porter (leigh.porter) writes:
> 
> Well it depends if Netflix pay for the bandwidth they use

	You mean, customers have to pay for the bandwidth they use.
	I'm sure NetFlix is paying *their* network and other transit providers
	for outgoing bandwidth they consume.

> or if they get it all for free with non settlement peering. If, suddenly,
> your business model breaks because of a huge demand for high bandwidth
> services by your customers then either you need to charge your customers
> more or Netflix (or whoever) need to share the pie.

	Whoever ?  Nah, the consumers.  Bad business model, change business model.

	Phil




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