Coming May 2008
Not much longer, stay tuned..

Why aren’t you launched yet!

So, following our first delay to May 6th, we’re now switched to “May 2008″.

This is for a multitude of reasons.
Firstly, our (previous) lead programmer liked to keep us guessing by vanishing for days at a time – making it near impossible to communicate any changes to him. I’m not sure if he’s even aware that we’ve switched to Vreel.net. We’re currently working with a highly regarded coder team, in order to avoid any further delays and dissapointment.

Secondly, this thing has literally exploded since we started up – following the green light we got from DivX, we got a huge amount of attention – and a couple of servers based in the US just wasn’t going to cut it anymore. Limelight Networks approached us with a contract with thousands of servers all over the world at 1.8TB/s+ connectivity – which we just couldn’t turn down. This does add on a small workload, and will slightly lengthen the testing process – but we shouldn’t be looking at any sort of dramatic time increase here.

And finally, we’re in the process of speaking with advertisement partners. As any videophile in the world can tell you, streaming HD video eats bandwidth like there’s no tomorrow – and rather than collapse under our own debt within a month, we’d prefer to find a solution which will allow us to run freely, without having to shut down most of our servers, or forcing a paid subscription.

We’d like to further apologise to everyone for the delay – there’s not too long left. Hang in there.

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4 Responses

  1. Justink May 24, 2008
    22:35 pm
    #1

    Vreel.net is run by a member of anti Scientology group anonymous, the same group who hacked stage6 and poster the member passwords list on the 4chan board, Vreel is rumoured to be another Eon8

    About Vreel.net http://stage6.18.forumer.com/index.php?showtopic=2244

  2. Codex Jun 7, 2008
    22:46 pm
    #2

    Justink is full of crap – they’re just trying to dissuade people from visiting vreel, and instead flock to low-quality and poorly run alternatives.

    Gooo Vreel! :D (open beta next week!!!)

  3. Jesus Aug 31, 2008
    07:10 am
    #3

    If you want to go to a site that ACTUALLY KNOWS WHAT there doing. Then please visit http://stagehd.com

    Vreel cant hold a candle

  4. Hairgel_Addict Hairgel_Addict Aug 31, 2008
    23:06 pm
    #4

    #3 stagehd is not that great (a lot of usability problems and missing features, not even “tags” are implemented.. )… and i dont care that much about vreel anymore either.. no site will ever replace Stage6.

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