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May 18, 2011  10:48 PM

Market alert: Netflix now N.A.’s top source of downstream traffic

Posted by: Tom Nolle
bandwidth, Internet traffic, Internet video, MSO, Netflix, next-gen content delivery and video, online video, pricing, streaming video, tiered pricing, traffic management, TV, Video, video content, video on demand, video streaming

Netflix has been named the number one source of downstream traffic in all of North America, accounting for just under a third of all bandwidth consumed. Obviously, that...

February 10, 2010  6:02 PM

Netflix raises key question: Is Internet video inherently non-neutral?

Posted by: Tom Nolle
bandwidth, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, ISPs, net neutrality, Netflix, next-gen content delivery and video, online video, OTT, over-the-top, QoS, Quality of Service

Netflix's recent public comments on net neutrality illustrate the public policy...

December 22, 2009  11:11 PM

4G’s impact on metro networking: Focus on simplicity to win

Posted by: Tom Nolle
4G, bandwidth, LTE, Wireless broadband

One of the biggest questions about any market is whether it should be viewed from the supply or demand side. Supply-side markets are those where the product/service is in demand and where the demand is essentially controlled and manipulated by changes in the supply. Voice telephony has been such...

April 20, 2009  5:42 PM

Online viewing: New study points to the issues

Posted by: Tom Nolle
bandwidth, ISPs, Online advertising, online video

A new piece of university research shows that TV still has the largest eyeball share by far, and in every demographic group. Online video accounts for only a half-percent of viewing time overall, in fact. Computer video...

March 2, 2009  3:58 PM

IBM’s cloud computing position: Make the PC obsolete?

Posted by: Tom Nolle
bandwidth, Cloud computing, IBM

IBM is using its clout with universities to pull the computer science curriculum n a more “cloudy” direction, to build awareness of and skills in cloud computing. According to our sources, IBM’s radical shift is based on simple economics.

IBM believes that as network bandwidth...


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