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

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Wed May 18 15:56:00 CDT 2011


On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 4:27 PM, Jeroen van Aart <jeroen at mompl.net> wrote:
> Joe Abley wrote:
>>
>> Or perhaps even some kind of new technology that is independent of the
>> Internet! Imagine such futuristic ideas as solar-powered spacecraft in orbit
>> around the planet bouncing content back across massive areas so that
>> everybody can pick them up at once.
>>
>> Crazy stuff.
>
> You mean like a sputnik?

sputnik was VERY low bandwidth though... if you wanted to stream a
current movie, you'd likely have to have started when sputnik actually
launched to be sure you'd be able to watch it next year.




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