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Re: Network end users to pull down 2 gigabytes a day, continuously?
On Jan 7, 2007, at 8:59 AM, Alexander Harrowell wrote:
In the mobile world, there is a lot of telco-led activity around providing streaming video ("TV"), which always seems to boil down to the following points:
We (AmericaFree.TV) simulcast everything in 3GPP and 3GPP2 at a lower bit rate for mobiles.
At present, the mobile audience for our video is
- 0.3% of the total for the last month - doubling every 2 months or less.
It's not clear if this glass is mostly empty or half full, but there is a data point FWIW.
1) Just unicasting it over the radio access network is going to use a lot of capacity, and latency will make streaming good quality tough.
I have heard that several big mobile providers are shortly going to come out with 802.16 networks in support (I
assume) of point 3.