Netflix Is Eating Up More Of North America's Bandwidth Than Any Other Company
dholmes at mwdh2o.com
Wed May 18 20:01:01 UTC 2011
I think this shows the need for an Internet-wide multicast implementation. Although I can recall working on a product that delivered satellite multicast streams (with each multicast group corresponding to individual TV stations) to telco CO's. This enabled the telco to implement multicast at the edge of their networks, where user broadband clients would issue multicast joins only as far as the CO. If I recall this was implemented with the old Cincinnati Bell telco. I admit there are a lot of CO's and cable head-ends though for this solution to scale.
From: Michael Holstein [mailto:michael.holstein at csuohio.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 12:46 PM
Subject: Re: Netflix Is Eating Up More Of North America's Bandwidth Than Any Other Company
Somebody should invent a a way to stream groups of shows simultaneously
and just arrange for people to watch the desired stream at a particular
time. Heck, maybe even do it wireless.
problem solved, right?
Cleveland State University
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