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

Dorn Hetzel dorn at hetzel.org
Wed May 18 18:42:15 CDT 2011


On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 7:35 PM, JC Dill <jcdill.lists at gmail.com> wrote:

>  On 18/05/11 1:13 PM, Cameron Byrne wrote:
>
>>
>> It's not.  These people need a pair of rabbit ears and a DVR.
>>
>
> Roughly 90% of the content I'm interested in watching is not available over
> the air.  E.g. Comedy Central, CNN, Discovery, Showtime/HBO, etc.
>
> jc
>
>
> Sure, but I'm guessing that something like that 80% of the content that 80%
of people watch *is* available on some satellite/cable channel.

IP is perfect for the long tail, and yes, some of are mostly consumers of
the tail :), but still, there is a win to be had on the front end of the
beast...



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