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Disney+ tempting fate with overload immunity claims

With Disney prematurely boasting how its forthcoming OTT video service is ready for anything the world can throw at it, you can almost guarantee that launch day will be a disaster. HBO’s well-documented Game of Thrones streaming woes have been referenced by Disney as an important lesson, from which the company’s robust BAMTech foundations can learn from to supposedly make Disney+ immune to overload. A poisoned chalice if ever we heard one. Don’t get us wrong, BAMTech is a formidable company with advanced technology, but Disney is naive to believe it can deliver a perfect video streaming experience every time. BAMTech cannot influence congestion on a particular internet service provider’s network; nor can BAMTech solve bad apple or sticky client…

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