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Inetcable plans to push Internet broadcasting to edge of the network

News | 07/12/2000 4:00 am EDT

Ottawa-based Internet broadcaster Inetcable Inc has ended a year-and-a-half long search for a broadcast encoding partner and purchased the technology from Connecticut-based USA Video Interactive. Under the direction of experienced helmsman Ted Boyle, former president of satellite TV provider Bell ExpressVu, the company can now accelerate its plan to push streaming video and other media to the edge of the Internet using satellite capacity leased from Telesat Canada. Inetcable hopes its architecture, which will bypass the typical 14 router hops that signals typically take in a terrestrial network, will deliver speedy and secure content from more than 100 providers to some 4500 downlink stations across North America.

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