“Apple is snapping up massive amounts of bandwidth – but what is it for?” Daisuke Wakabayashi asks to The Wall Street Journal.
“Apple is making waves in the world of content delivery networks – Internet infrastructure capable of delivering large amounts of data to customers,” Wakabayashi reports. “Apple is buying bandwidth in such bulk that some in the industry believe that the company is laying the groundwork for an upgraded video delivery service.”
“Regardless of its TV plans, the company’s needs for Internet infrastructure continue to grow,” Wakabayashi reports. “The expansion of its iCloud service and growing demand for content from its iTunes and Apps stores are also driving its needs for greater bandwidth.”
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Apple quietly building extensive new networks capable of delivering vast amounts of content to customers – February 4, 2014