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Re: Why do some ISP's have bandwidth quotas?

  • From: Tony Finch
  • Date: Mon Oct 08 18:37:21 2007

On Sat, 6 Oct 2007, Joel Jaeggli wrote:
> michael.dillon@xxxxxx wrote:
> >
> > And P2P is the main way to reduce the overall load that video places
> > on the Internet.
>
> We could have used IP Multicast, but nobody on the consumer side wanted
> to carry state instead of packets.

Multicast works when watching broadcast TV or recordings that were
scheduled in advance, but people on the net want video on demand.

Tony.
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