We have always known Jetty is used far and wide. This is the first instance I know of where a governmental watchdog has shut down a project using Jetty on competitive grounds. Not Jetty’s fault, of course, just an industry concentration consideration. As kindly noted, Jetty was the basis of Project Kangaroo for video on demand in the UK, and Webtide have been proud to provide back end support. Unfortunately, the UK’s Competition Commission decided that “this joint venture
would be too much of a threat to competition in this developing market and has to be stopped.”
We can hope for the viewing public, that everyone gets to have great video on demand served by Jetty in the future, as hopefully the broadcasters who had joined forces will still continue individually. 🙂

Jetty-based Video on demand in a 'Kangaroo Cull'

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