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

JC Dill jcdill.lists at gmail.com
Wed May 18 18:47:31 CDT 2011


  On 18/05/11 4:42 PM, Dorn Hetzel wrote:
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> On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 7:35 PM, JC Dill <jcdill.lists at gmail.com 
> <mailto:jcdill.lists at gmail.com>> wrote:
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>      On 18/05/11 1:13 PM, Cameron Byrne wrote:
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>         It's not.  These people need a pair of rabbit ears and a DVR.
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>     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.
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>     jc
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> 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.

Yes, but most isn't available "over the air" with rabbit ears and a 
DVR.  One of the big appeals of Netflix is the $8/month for all you can 
eat versus ~$40-60 for various cable and satellite packages.

jc





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