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watice

join:2008-11-01
New York, NY
reply to Crookshanks

Re: LoL

Google's issue with YouTube on VZFios has been discussed extensively in the VerizonFios forums. The general consensus seems to be a problem on YouTube's end, with the majority of blame being on Google being cheap with the peering agreements. It doesn't matter how much money you make with one product, if another one is free (and isn't generating the revenue it's supposed to), you WILL cheap out on it. Notice they cheaped out & put up a fight on the GoogleFiber TV lineup as well? And the countless discontinued/failed Google products? Google Wave, Google Health, etc?


KrK
Heavy Artillery For The Little Guy
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join:2000-01-17
Tulsa, OK
And the majority of the blame would be wrong.

Cheapness on peering, Google is not. Google has been very aggressive in peering and placing of local caching servers at ISP's.
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watice

join:2008-11-01
New York, NY
said by KrK:

And the majority of the blame would be wrong.

Cheapness on peering, Google is not. Google has been very aggressive in peering and placing of local caching servers at ISP's.

Interesting, do you have an insider source @Google for this specific problem with VZ & Youtube? I didn't want to single anyone out, but the peering suggestion came from a veteran VZ employee (Dave). It's all in the thread.