Much like in the old dialup days. We paid for the Phone Line, then we paid for the ISP.
The good old days.
In the outer ring of suburbs where we lived, the only realistic and affordable Internet solution before broadband cable was dialup AOL --- combined with a unlimited regional calling plan.
Not much has changed in all the years since.
The Millennial in particular seems to have a short attention span and perhaps more a taste for political theater than effective political action.
Apparently something related to the OS choices makes it worth Intel's while to develop separate models.
The answer in one word: Sales.
"The infrastructure behind such an event is the most challenging task," he reveals. "Ten highly qualified IT managers, 28 on-air casters and around 50 additional TV staff will be doing their best...A TV level production setup, 170 computers, a total of 1.3GB/s bandwidth and 16 cameras plus 14 player cameras." And all for just 12 teams playing one strategy game.