[e2e] QoS vs Bandwidth Overprovisioning

RJ Atkinson rja at inet.org
Sun Apr 29 12:39:53 PDT 2001

At 13:22 25/04/01, Christian Huitema wrote:
>The number 1 complaint is not about QoS, but about lack of bandwidth.
>The general public mostly complains when something that is expected to
>work, e.g. reading a web page, does not. The root of the complaints is
>most frequently an under-provisioned element somewhere, e.g. an
>overloaded server. 


>Indeed, the most striking area of under-provisioning is the 
>access loop, and a fair amount of complaints would be related 
>to the slow pace of broadband deployment. 




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