Binge On! - And So This is Net Neutrality?
owen at delong.com
Mon Nov 23 22:26:28 UTC 2015
> On Nov 23, 2015, at 14:16 , Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 5:12 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>> Except there’s no revenue share here. According to T-Mobile, the streaming partners
>> aren’t paying anything to T-Mo and T-Mo isn’t paying them. It’s kind of like zero-rating
>> in that the customers don’t pay bandwidth charges, but it’s different in that the service
>> provider isn’t being asked to subsidize the network provider (usual implementation of
> equal exchange of value doesn't have to be dollars/pesos/euros
> changing hands right?
Sure, but I really don’t think there’s an exchange per se in this case, given that T-Mo
is (at least apparently) willing to accommodate any streaming provider that wants to
participate so long as they are willing to conform to a fairly basic set of technical criteria.
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