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Re: Comcast Xfinity for Xbox launching soon (possibly next week)
said by telcodad:It is where the CDN dumps the Netflix traffic onto the comcast network. Like I said, easy to explain to anyone who knows how networks work.
So, the question is - at what point is the problem where frequent Netflix users "cause congestion and impact internet performance for [Comcast's] other customers" requiring the imposition of a monthly data cap?
Is it somewhere inside the local HFC plant, or where Comcast interfaces to the public internet?
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said by JohnInSJ:OK, so if that is truly where Comcast's HSI data bandwidth bottleneck is, then yes, Netflix video streaming IP traffic could be a problem, while internally-sourced Comcast VoD IP traffic would be fine.
It is where the CDN dumps the Netflix traffic onto the comcast network. Like I said, easy to explain to anyone who knows how networks work.
In that case, applying the 250GB/mo cap to only the non-Comcast-originated VoD IP content would make sense.