YouTube boosts bandwidth with Level 3 Communications

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed., the incredibly popular video portal, is adding more bandwidth to their datacenters in order to keep up with user demands. Level 3 Communications will provide several big pipes (multiple 10GigE — multiple 10 gigabits per second ports) accoss a nationwide fiber optics network.

Some experts estimate that the monthly expenditures of YouTube in bandwidth alone could topple over $1 million USD. That’s the result of having over 100 million video downloads per day which is expected to steadily grow.


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