Saturday, 22 September 2018

YouTube will not pay for network capacity but it will squeeze traffic

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 18 March 14

Video-sharing site talks up capabilities of VP9 codec for compressing video traffic; says users need to be able to 'flip channels' on YouTube.

YouTube on Tuesday described the world's telecoms operators as 'fantastic partners', but unsurprisingly said it had no interest in paying for the load it puts on their networks. However, it is throwing the operator community a bone in the form of Google's VP9 codec…

YouTube on Tuesday described the world's telecoms operators as 'fantastic partners', but unsurprisingly said it had no interest in paying for the load it puts on their networks. However, it is throwing the operator community a bone in the form of Google's VP9 codec…

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