Nielsen Data Offers Real Reason ISPs Are Metering (Hint: Video!)

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A report out today from Nielsen shows why Internet Service Providers and telecommunications equipment vendors are increasingly demonizing video. It consumes a lot of bandwidth, and could compete with an ISP’s existing video businesses, but the worst part is that it’s rapidly becoming more popular to the average consumer. Get the stats and the full story over at GigaOM.

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Devon Young

Yeah, a couple weeks back, when Time-Warner was going to do the metering thing here in Rochester, I instantly realized how that would impact my online video habits (uploading as well as viewing)…

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