[kwlug-disc] Rogers punched in the face by Netflix

Darcy Casselman dscassel at gmail.com
Tue May 13 10:17:52 EDT 2014


Michael Geist adds some interesting commentary, as per usual:

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/7127/125/


On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 8:11 PM, Charles M <chaslinux at gmail.com> wrote:

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> http://www.stockhouse.com/news/newswire/2014/05/12/rogers-t-rci-b-flunks-netflix-isp-speed-test-ranks-last
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> Basically it says Netflix ranked ISPs for their ability to stream Netflix
> and Rogers came last (even behind Teksavvy).
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> Further down there's a bit from a senior Rogers VP talking about when the
> test was done and how Rogers has "invested" in upgrading their
> infrastructure specifically to enhance Netflix streaming.
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> But if you Google the article it looks like the real reason Rogers failed
> was throttling, so all they had to do ("investment") was figure out how not
> to throttle Netflix?
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