Bandwidth Overkill, Episode 6: Yahoo Wins The NBA Draft

This week we’re talking about the winner of NBA draft broadcast ratings, Comcast unleashes what they call the ‘Netflix Killer’ and Idaho becomes the center of the cord-cutting universe. Links from the show: FlyPack-Audio Startup Looks To Expand Into Sports http://www.sportsvideo.org/2016/06/21/flypack-audio-startup-looks-to-expand-into-sports/?utm_source=SVG+Newsletter&utm_campaign=6329846700-my_google_analytics_key&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5ccb082d23-6329846700-77573997 Municipal fiber network will let customers switch ISPs in seconds http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2016/06/what-if-switching-fiber-isps-was-as-easy-as-clicking-a-mouse/ Comcast CEO Prepares […]

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Bandwidth Overkill Podcast, Episode 3: Who Cares About YouTube, Anyway?

This week on Bandwidth Overkill, we’re talking about ESPN newsjacking the death of Muhammad Ali, Ad Fraud and FaceBook, The Budget Bundle and NGINX streaming video. Plus we dive into the echo chamber of sports announcers and how networks bet on ratings. Bandwidth Overkill is a podcast from NetCast Sports Network that follows the continuing […]

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ESPN’s Subscriber Counts Include Sling TV

A lot of noise is being made about ESPN’s continuing subscriber losses, including 1.5 million from May to February of 2016. While ESPN still maintains they have ‘more subscribers than HBO’ that doesn’t really mean much in terms of overall subscribers. As the linked article points out, the estimated contracts that ESPN has in place […]

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