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

Jon Lewis jlewis at lewis.org
Wed May 18 17:01:05 CDT 2011


On Wed, 18 May 2011, Brielle Bruns wrote:

> 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.

Skycache/Cidera...until it didn't fit anymore in the bandwidth they had. 
IIRC, it was only around 28mbps.

Also, IIRC, that "business" was a sort of after thought after their 
original plan (squid cache pre-population) didn't pan out.

Anyone want to buy some Skycache chopsticks?  I think I still have a few 
unopened sets from whichever late 90s ISPCon I went to in San Jose, 
CA...Skycache rented out some museum for a sushi party.

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