Boo hoo hoo. ISPs want to charge more for video. What they really need to do is roll back the clock to the mid-90s, re-enable mbone on all the routers on the internet
, and let the infrastructure take care of it. Instead, Akamai has become rich and bittorrent has arrived as the hacked version of what mbone was supposed to be. Infrastructure-supported subscribed connections
. Alternately, just keep chasing the money, 3-pc-suit-guys.
Internet providers say infrastructure not ready for video revolution
While programmers are in a chaotic race to move television to the Web, Internet service providers are worried that the network infrastructure is not ready for a primetime debut.
Small clips are fine, but TV-quality and especially high-definition programming could make the Internet choke, the Associated Press reported.