O'Reilly logo

Technical, Commercial and Regulatory Challenges of QoS by XiPeng Xiao

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 6. Commercial Challenges

This chapter deals with the economic aspects of the challenges surrounding the commercialization of QoS using the conventional QoS business model. The goal is to illustrate that selling QoS as a separate item from network connectivity causes many challenges. We will discuss the challenges from the following angles:

  • The challenge of deciding who should get the higher CoS.
  • The challenge in selling.
  • The challenge of deciding who should pay for the higher CoS.
  • The challenge associated with the cooperation among NSPs for the differentiation of CoS's to end users.

Note that in the traditional business model, QoS is envisioned to be delivered with a higher CoS than Best Effort. Therefore, we refer to QoS as “a ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required