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I am wondering how can Netflix get the needed upload bit rate to sustain their service. I would like to start my own Netflix-like service, what type of infrastructure, internet service I am going to need? I would like to support around 1000 users and stream dvd quality content.

Any hints would be really appreciated.

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You need a Content Delivery Network. And lots of cash. Or look at a cloud video service that has it built in. Maybe NimbusHD? –  Brandon Jun 24 '11 at 14:47
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Look to Amazon AWS. That is where Netflix gets their elasticity and speed.

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thanks zedman9991 –  Amer Jun 5 '11 at 7:50
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