Broadcast television in an IP world

Greg Shepherd gjshep at gmail.com
Tue Nov 21 17:31:41 CST 2017


Multicast is not PIM. PIM is dead.

https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/rfc8279/

Significantly reduces the cost and complexity of network replication. Soon
to be on the standards track. What can't BIER do?

-shep

On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 8:58 AM, Mike Hammett <nanog at ics-il.net> wrote:

> of the TV they use... through you. That doesn't count OTA, cable,
> satellite, etc.
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> It won't change significantly any time soon. I know things are changing,
> but it'll still take five or ten years for those changes to significantly
> change traffic patterns.
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> Mike Hammett
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> ----- Original Message -----
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> From: "Baldur Norddahl" <baldur.norddahl at gmail.com>
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Sent: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:52:09 AM
> Subject: Re: Broadcast television in an IP world
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> Den 21. nov. 2017 16.20 skrev "Mike Hammett" <nanog at ics-il.net>:
>
> Unicasting what everyone watches live on a random evening would use
> significantly more bandwidth than Game of Thrones or whatever OTT drop.
> Magnitudes more. It wouldn't even be in the same ballpark.
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> I agree as of this moment however that will change. Also note that our
> customers do 100% of their TV as unicast OTT because that is the only thing
> we offer. This does not cause nearly as much problems as you would expect.
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