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RE: More on Vonage service disruptions...

  • From: Greg Boehnlein
  • Date: Wed Mar 02 22:18:01 2005

On Wed, 2 Mar 2005, Fergie (Paul Ferguson) wrote:

> Ah, and therein lies the rub.
> 
> Any sort of QoS frob that is implemented for VoIP
> (or any other traffic for that matter) _must_ be
> truly honored end-to-end, and at every intermediate
> hop in between, for it to be "guaranteed"  -- otherwise
> when traffic that you may designate as "higher quality"
> is handed off to another administrative domain that
> does not honor your traffic classifications, all bets
> are off.
> 
> If you do not "own" the end-to-end network
> infrastructure, there is no way to guarantee any
> preferential handling of any particular subset of
> traffic.

So, set your Rate-Limiting of SIP traffic to 1 packet per second for the 
network that YOU control and then offer your VoIP subscribers a different 
QOS profile at a higher cost.

Bingo, problem solved. The economy will work itself out.

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