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

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Wed May 18 15:02:19 CDT 2011


On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 3:56 PM, Landon Stewart <lstewart at superb.net> wrote:
> There was a lengthy discussion about that on NANOG a week or so ago.  I
> don't claim to understand all facets of multicast but it could be a sort of
> way to operate "tv station" type scheduled programming for streaming media.
> There's no way to pause, rewind or otherwise seek multicasted media though.
> It would be going backwards in terms of what consumers want these days.
>

why not permit your users to subscribe to shows/instances, stream them
on-demand for viewing later... and leave truly live content
(news/sports/etc) as is, with only the ability to pause/rewind?

how is this different from broadcast tv today though?




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