Broadcast television in an IP world
jay at west.net
Sat Nov 18 02:45:13 CST 2017
On 11/17/17 4:48 PM, Baldur Norddahl wrote:
> Much live programming could be done without significant additional burden
> if the community could agree on multicast delivery standards.
> Does multicast have any future? Netflix, YouTube, et al does not use it.
> People want instant replay and a catalogue to select from. Except for sport
> events, live TV has no advantage so why even try to optimize for it?
It does for delivering live content. Local programming, news, sports,
C-SPAN, etc. Canned program content such as TV series, not so much.
On-demand not at all.
Jay Hennigan - CCIE #7880 - Network Engineering - jay at impulse.net
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