Netflix Is Eating Up More Of North America's Bandwidth Than Any Other Company
bruns at 2mbit.com
Wed May 18 20:53:10 UTC 2011
On 5/18/11 2:33 PM, Dorn Hetzel wrote:
> If we're really talking efficiency, the "popular" stuff should probably
> stream out over the bird of your choice (directv, etc) because it's hard to
> beat millions of dishes and dvr's and no cable plant.
> Then what won't fit on the bird goes unicast IP from the nearest CDN. Kind
> of like the "on demand over broadband" on my satellite box. Their selection
> sucks, but the model is valid.
If someone hadn't mentioned already, there used to be a usenet provider
that delivered a full feed via Satellite. Anything is feasible, just
have to find people who actually want/need it and a provider that isn't
blind to long term benefits.
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