iOS 7 update traffic
ryan at hack.net
Thu Sep 19 19:40:15 UTC 2013
Sounds like a great plan. You could do it for Netflix, Hulu, amazon,
Walmart, etc. Get a piece of the action. Am I talking to Verizon?
On 9/19/13 1:46 PM, Warren Bailey wrote:
> A line, is a line, is a line, is a line.
> There's no difference. Updates are available to all devices on a "download
> day", and providers networks are drastically reduced in capacity as a
> result. Apple does not cut them checks to serve it up, why should that
> traffic be more important than anything else? I'd DSCP updates to best
> effort hell and tell Apple I'd like a small share of the revenue they've
> gained from all the devices *I* am responsible for updating. They're not
> getting these updates OTA often, they actually advocate (shocking, AT&T
> wanting to save bandwidth) using your home Wi-Fi to download it. Providers
> can handle peaks, but SURGES begin to cause problems quickly. On
> narrowband pipes, we actually KILL updates.. They screw us that hard.
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