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elray

join:2000-12-16
Santa Monica, CA
Reviews:
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reply to cableties

Re: Didn't I call this!

said by cableties:

They need their own content.
Too bad they don't own the pipes!

No, they don't need their own content.
They need to pay for the content people want to watch, just as they did for the DVD library.

They don't need to own the pipes.

They just need to assure delivery rates - which, to my surprise, given Hastings tendency to whine rather than act, they manifested last week when they offered Open Connect.


Guspaz
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said by elray See ProfileThey just need to assure delivery rates - which, to my surprise, given Hastings tendency to whine rather than act, they manifested last week when they offered Open Connect.[/BQUOTE :

OpenConnect publicly launched in June 2012, at which point it was already carrying 5% of their traffic, not last week.
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elray

join:2000-12-16
Santa Monica, CA

Let me rephrase.

When he required OpenConnect for access to "Super" HD product, in effect, co-opting the last mile.