As ISPs Like Cablevision Cozy Up To Its Open Source CDN, Netflix Makes 3D And “Super HD” Video Available

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http://techcrunch.com – Last summer, Netflix announced that it was taking content delivery into its own hands, with an ambitious plan to offload CDN costs by connecting with ISP networks that its users were viewing its videos from. The initiative, dubbed Netflix Open Connect, was aimed at getting ISPs to peer directly with the streaming service. It does so by putting Netflix Open Connect appliances in ISP networks — effectively working as local caches, which reduces peering traffic and network overhead. The goal was to drastically reduce the content delivery costs associated with delivering videos across the In (IT news)