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Re: is this like a peering war somehow?
- From: Todd Vierling
- Date: Mon Jan 23 06:55:11 2006
On Sun, 22 Jan 2006, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
> If you have an 8meg ADSL line and want to deliver IPTV you need some kind of
> preferential treatment to the TV packets on this access line to ensure
> quality, for instance in the case of the user doing a file transfer at the
> same time they're watching TV.
Provided that IPTV or VoIP are the only [large] datagram streams in
progress, this is not difficult to do on the CPE end -- in fact, this sort
of thing is already available as a QoS option in some home router
appliances. It involves scaling back TCP streams so that they leave enough
headroom for the in-progress IPTV or VoIP.
-- Todd Vierling <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>