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

Brielle Bruns bruns at
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.

Brielle Bruns
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