QOS or more bandwidth

Greg Maxwell gmaxwell at martin.fl.us
Tue May 29 18:03:24 UTC 2001

On Tue, 29 May 2001, Eric Whitehill wrote:

> I know of someone who is trying to do a VOIP system over a wireless
> network - they are having limited success, but when they did some packet
> switching magic, it seemed to help some, but last I checked they are still
> having issues with it dropping calls and the phone system constantly
> resetting.  Is VOIP really ready for such practices as to allow business
> to totally rely on VOIP in this matter?

I think you're asking the wrong question:

Is low-cost commidity wireless networking ready to support delay and
jitter critical applications?

I think the answer is no.

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