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Based on a recent report, it’s been suggested that Apple could purchase Boeing’s communication satellites. Boeing is in talks with major tech companies such as Apple and Google in providing “high-throughput communications satellites.”
Looks like Apple is getting a little payback for all the bashing coming from the lips of Melissa Lee, Brian Sullivan to name just a few.
read Barron's $160 target report or Goldman Sachs report today that an increasing number of hedge funds have added Apple to their top ten holding. Surely he didn't read Apples's announcement today that they are building two new data centers in Europe at a cost of 1.7 Euros.
You might think that a ban on fast lanes would make it harder for companies with heavy content to deliver — streaming video being among the heaviest — to make special arrangements with Internet service providers to ensure that their content flowed smoothly to our homes, without hiccups, stutters or spinning beach balls.
But you would be wrong.
The FCC’s proposal specifically exempts so-called CDNs — content delivery networks — from the paid prioritization rules.
CDNs are servers that companies like Google, Amazon and Netflix install in third-party data centers to improve performance by optimizing delivery across the Internet — bartering for the privilege of co-location or paying for it outright. Money may be exchanged in these transactions, but it’s for “paid interconnection,” not “paid prioritization.” On such distinctions is Internet policy built.
Why is this relevant to Apple? Because having piggybacked for years on other people’s CDNs — primarily Akamai’s — the company this summer began aggressively rolling out its own.
Why Apple would need such a thing now is still a mystery. But the speculation Thursday is that Eddy Cue is trying to put together a bundle of channels — like Sling TV’s $20 per month service — that Apple could market to its 800 million existing iTunes customers and deliver over the Web.
That way, says Kafka, “Apple wouldn’t be reinventing the way TV works today, but offering its own version of it, with its own interface and user experience.”
If the price is right, and if the content includes the right mix of live news, entertainment and sports, it might just work.
Anyone communicating with aea son and Frank have been put on ignore.