End-to-End and Network-Internal Measurements on Real-Time Traffic to Residential Users

Martin Ellis, Colin Perkins, and Dimitrios Pezaros

Proceedings of ACM Multimedia Systems, San Jose, CA, USA, February 2011.


Little performance data currently exists for streaming high-quality Internet video to residential users. Data on streaming performance will provide valuable input to the design of new protocols and applications, such as congestion control and error-correction schemes, and sizing playout buffers in video receivers. This paper presents measurements of streaming real-time UDP traffic to a number of residential users, and discusses the basic characteristics of the data.

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