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battleop

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Translation....

They are waiting until ISPs build bigger networks for them.



IPingUPing
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said by battleop:

They are waiting until ISPs build bigger networks for them.
A problem that could easily be solved by actually buying bandwidth. Heaven forbid doing something like that, might screw up their business model.


espaeth
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said by IPingUPing:

A problem that could easily be solved by actually buying bandwidth. Heaven forbid doing something like that, might screw up their business model.
Last mile network expansion is a heck of a lot more involved than simply buying bandwidth. (ie, DOCSIS plant upgrades and complete CPE replacement to go to DOCSIS 3.0, DSLAM and modem replacement to go to ADSL2+) If it were simply a matter of paying and cranking a dial it would already be done.


IPingUPing
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I'm very clear on the last mile network costs. I was not clear on who is think is delinquent in purchasing bandwidth. I think Joost should buy or build their own CDN if they want to be in the content business. It's not the providers problem to build out bandwidth for them.