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Re: Home media servers, AUPs, and upstream bandwidth utilization.
On Mon, Dec 25, 2006 at 12:44:37AM +0000, Jeroen Massar wrote: > Roland Dobbins wrote: >> I recently purchased a Slingbox Pro >> What I'm wondering is, do broadband SPs believe that this kind of >> system will become common enough to make a signficant difference in >> traffic paterns, and if so, how do they believe it will affect >> their access infrastructures in terms of capacity... > That said ISP's should simply have a package saying "50GiB/month > costs XX euros, 100GiB/month costs double" etc. As that covers what > their transits are charging them, nothing more, nothing less. I thought IP transit was mostly paid by "95% percentile highest speed over 5 minutes" or something like that these days? Meaning that ISP's costs are maximised if everyone maxes our their line for the same 6% of the time over the month (even if they don't do anything the rest of the time), and minimised if the usage pattern were nicely spread out? -- Lionel