Workshop--Innovation, Investment, and the Open Internet

The fundamental flaw of Ethernet is that it requires routers.

Leave the carrier backbone alone, however migrate the middle and last mile to a broadcast architecture that does not require routers. It's called The Q from Ether2. This technology will eliminate bottlenecks and support stable QoS no matter how many nodes or how much traffic is on the network (up to 110%). IPTV quality will surpass cable/sat, the digital divide will be closed, net neutrality will be a non-issue, and ...more »

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Open discussion Broadcast Networks Are Tired Of tvshows

A media critique by WayneFriedman[West Coast Editor]MediaPost. Just two reality shows out of 36 new broadcast network shows are in the works for the 2010-2011 broadcast season. What does this say about the new season creatively, if not financially? There must be reality show burn-out among viewers and advertisers. With reality, it's a lot of work -- production companies can shoot crazy amounts of footage to piece ...more »

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No more TV "channels" or radio "stations"

TV and Radio as we know it are ancient technologies that waste huge portions of spectrum and only empower the most wealthy station owners. I say we take back all of the bandwidth used to bequeath large portions of broadcast spectrum to private ownership. Instead, all that bandwidth should be used for completely neutral multi-way internet infrastructure. If one of the "tv" or "radio" stations that used to broadcast ...more »

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