Broadcast television in an IP world

Masataka Ohta mohta at
Mon Nov 20 22:14:28 UTC 2017

On 2017/11/21 4:22, William Herrin wrote:

>> Does multicast have any future?

Combined with bandwidth guarantee or prioritization, yes.

> We're somehow going to beef up the routers to allow non-paying third
> parties to fine-tune down to the video stream? Not happening.

It is merely that third parties should pay ISPs offering multicast
service for them. Amount of payment should be proportional to
bandwidth used and area covered.

						Masataka Ohta

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