Posted By Rich Miller On February 22, 2008 @ 4:27 pm In Video | Comments Disabled
The obvious conclusion is that ISP pricing will need to be raised and extra capacity will need to be added. The data reinforces our belief expressed in our recent Broadband Report that “Video will kill the ISP star.” The problem with the current ISP model is it is like an all you can eat buffet, where one in ten customers eats all the food, one in a hundred takes his chair home too, and one in a thousand unscrews all the fixtures and fittings and loads them into a van as well.The PlusNet data, and Telco 2.0′s analysis , is being discussed at The Register  and Slashdot , as well as on the BBC Internet Blog .
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URLs in this post:
 explosive growth in bandwidth usage: http://community.plus.net/blog/2008/02/08/iplayer-usage-effect-a-bandwidth-explosion/
 iPlayer: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBC_iPlayer
 Telco 2.0′s analysis: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcinternet/2008/02/iplayer_figures_and_feedback.html
 The Register: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/02/20/iplayer_isps_broke/
 Slashdot: http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08/02/22/1458237
 Rich Miller: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/author/richm/
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