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Re: Vonage Hits ISP Resistance

  • From: Lucy E. Lynch
  • Date: Thu Mar 31 12:36:55 2005

On Thu, 31 Mar 2005, Randy Bush wrote:

>
> >> Korea Telecom recently decided to scrap its flat rate high speed [1]
> >> broadband offering and move to a traffic based charging plan - must be
> >> because most korean broadband gets used for online gaming, which is as
> >> high bandwidth use an app as you can get ... and they're hit by the same
> >> situation, which does start to bite when a few users start maxing out
> >> their pipes, and really begins to hurt when "few" suddenly becomes
> >> "most"
> > My guess would be that PtP is a much bigger bandwidth hog than gaming,
> > especially for the people who have high upstream capacity (10meg+).
>
> the seven biggest isps in japan recently cooperated on a really
> good paper measuring a lot about broadband use in japan.  it is
> in the most recent ccr, v35n1 jan 05.  sorry, siteseer seems not
> to have it yet.
>
> randy
>
that would be:

"The impact of residential broadband traffic on Japanese ISP backbones"
Authors
Kensuke Fukuda 	 NTT/WIDE
Kenjiro Cho 	 IIJ/WIDE
Hiroshi Esaki 	 U. Tokyo/WIDE

http://portal.acm.org/ft_gateway.cfm?id=1052820&type=pdf

if the ACM link doesn't work, try:
http://www.iijlab.net/~kjc/papers/srccs-rbb-traffic-2up.pdf




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