[PLUG-TALK] Google Fiber .. not

Aaron Burt aaron at bavariati.org
Wed Oct 26 17:44:14 PDT 2016


On 2016-10-26 16:13, Keith Lofstrom wrote:
> Sandy has municipal fiber, yes, but what is their backhaul
> like?  How well does their fiber function on Netflix nights?
> Focusing on last mile is a prior-decade concern, miniscule
> compared to the much larger issue of network saturation.

Hopefully, Sandy has some sort of content-delivery network caching, like 
the cell providers use.
Oh, hello, Netflix has its own thing: 
https://openconnect.netflix.com/en/
I always figured this sort of appliance was going to be provisioned in a 
lot of LTE cell sites at some point.



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