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Managed services do not upset net neutrality - Vivendi

Monday 27 February 2012 | 11:35 CET | News
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Jean-Bernard Levy chairman of Vivendi, which owns pay TV operator Canal Plus, broadband and mobile operator SFR and other entertainment businesses, argues that managed services pose no challenge to net neutrality. Net neutrality still allows the emergence of premium services with guaranteed bandwidth and QoS. As envisaged, website publishers and ISPs will have to pay carriers extra for optimised services. In arguing for a need to react to ever-growing internet capacity demand, Levy cites forecasts that video will account for around 60 percent of home internet consumption in 2015, compared to

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Canal Plus / SFR / Vivendi
Countries: France / World
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I couldn't agree with you more. Instead of restricting content, Telcos and ISPs should seek to add a new revenue stream to their legacy and commoditized portfolios by offering content delivery network services to content owners. By providing a value added service and a better end-user experience Telcos can both reduce their costs and rejuvenate their business offering. We recently wrote a blog post on the topic: http://www.cdnetworks.com/blog/cdns-and-net-neutrality/
Kim Lewis @ 5/3/2012 - 19:49


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