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Despite loss of subs, Netflix is an Internet Hog

Discussion in 'Internet Streaming Services' started by Athlon646464, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. Athlon646464

    Athlon646464 Gold Members DBSTalk Gold Club

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    "The recent Netflix wackiness may have sent some subscribers running, but it wasn’t enough to keep Netflix from gobbling up the Net’s bandwidth for yet another quarter. A new report says the streaming media powerhouse accounted for roughly 33 percent of all peak downsteam traffic in that time frame – even after 800,000 subscribers left for greener pastures recently."

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  2. sledgehammer1367066128

    sledgehammer1367066128 New Member

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    This is where Net Neutrality comes in, but I would expect some throttling of traffic to their IP's at some point in the future. Or ISPs may start charging a premium to customers using NF.
     
  3. Athlon646464

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    Agreed
     

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