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Technical, Commercial and Regulatory Challenges of QoS by XiPeng Xiao

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Chapter 8. Technical Challenges

This chapter will discuss the technical challenges of the traditional QoS solution. This solution is based primarily on Class of Service (CoS), as presented in Chapter 4.

Integration Challenge

Traditionally, QoS is defined as using Diffserv to create service differentiation. Therefore, most QoS publications focus on traffic management.

But traffic management is just one specific traffic control scheme. Other traffic control schemes can also impact the end users’ QoS perception. These traffic control schemes include routing, Traffic Engineering (TE), Content Delivery Network (CDN), etc. In many cases, they can even have a bigger impact on users’ QoS perception than traffic management. If traffic management is ...

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