Service Differentiation in Residential Broadband Networks

Halldór Matthias Sigurdsson

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Abstract

As broadband gains widespread adoption with residential users, revenue generating voice- and video-services have not yet taken off. This slow uptake is often attributed to lack of Quality of Service management in residential broadband networks. To resolve this and induce service variety, network access providers are implementing service differentiation in their networks where voice and video gets prioritised before data. This paper discusses the role of network access providers in multipurpose packet based networks and the available migration strategies for supporting multimedia services in digital subscriber line (DSL) based residential broadband networks. Four possible implementation scenarios and their technical characteristics and effects are described. To conclude, the paper discusses how network access providers can be induced to open their networks for third party service providers.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication1st International CICT Conference : VoIP - Potentials and Challenges, Drivers and Barriers
Place of PublicationKgs. Lyngby, Denmark
PublisherTechnical University of Denmark, COM.DTU, CICT
Publication date2004
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Event1st International CICT Conference : VoIP - Potentials and Challenges, Drivers and Barriers -
Duration: 1 Jan 2004 → …

Conference

Conference1st International CICT Conference : VoIP - Potentials and Challenges, Drivers and Barriers
Period01/01/2004 → …
SeriesCICT Conference Proceedings
Number1

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