Tuesday, September 24, 2002

Netflix vs the Internet

Recently, I wrote how the Internet is a lousy channel for movies. The NY Times has this article on how the VOD dream was being fulfilled through the post office. Andrew Odlyzko (my favourite telco guru) estimates that NetFlix alone ships about 1500 terabytes of data a day, within spitting distance of the 2000-4000 terabytes shipped a day on the Internet itself.


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