SPOTLIGHT: Online video reduces Last Mile bandwidth reqs?

Many warnings have come up lately about online video traffic causing the Internet to collapse, but Tom Evslin has an interesting take on at least the Last Mile part of these theories: When it comes to the Last Mile, routing TV over the Internet could actually decrease the amount of bandwidth needed--at least for cable systems. Post

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