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

Jay Ashworth jra at
Wed May 25 14:10:53 UTC 2011

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Robert Bonomi" <bonomi at>

> As I understand it, a current USENET 'full feed', including binaries, take
> two dedicated 100mbit FDX fast ethernet links, and they are saturated _most_
> of the day. At that rate, A full day of TV vertical interval transmission
> wuould handle under _ten_seconds_ worth of the inbound traffic. You would
> around =ten=thousand= analog TV channels to handle a contemporary 'full
> feed'.

And I remember the month, August 1982 I think it was, when I stopped being 
able to read *all* of Usenet.  At least, everything my junior college took.


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