Broadcast television in an IP world
lguillory at reservetele.com
Tue Nov 21 13:58:07 CST 2017
I’m not paying anything for local resources with regards to local edge delivery, that’s capital expenditures not MRCs.
Our edge networks aren’t unlimited or free, so while it’s not costing me on the transit side there still are cost in terms of upgrades and so on.
My point is that In some networks such as docsis conserving edge resources can be helped with multicast.
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On Nov 21, 2017, at 4:12 AM, Baldur Norddahl <baldur.norddahl at gmail.com<mailto:baldur.norddahl at gmail.com>> wrote:
Den 21. nov. 2017 00.42 skrev "Luke Guillory" <lguillory at reservetele.com<mailto:lguillory at reservetele.com>>:
Why would an ISP not want to conserve edge resources? If I’m doing iptv I’m
better off doing multicast which would conserve loads of BW for something
popular like the Super Bowl. Especially if I’m doing this over docsis.
You pay for 95th percentile. If that is decided by everyone watching Game
of Thrones one day, then using the same resources for Super Bowl the next
day will be for free.
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