[PLUG-TALK] Google Fiber .. not

Russell Senior russell at personaltelco.net
Wed Oct 26 17:58:29 PDT 2016

>>>>> "Aaron" == Aaron Burt <aaron at bavariati.org> writes:

Aaron> 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.

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

There is a fat pipe fiber loop going to Sandy, built as part of the BTOP Grant
process, part of Federal Stimulus package of 2009.

Russell Senior, President
russell at personaltelco.net

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