IP characteristics for 3G and WiFi links
richard.barnes at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 16:32:47 UTC 2010
On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 6:26 AM, Daniel Migault <mglt.biz at gmail.com> wrote:
> We are testing protocols on our lab platform and we would like to simulate
> communication 2 types of communication :
> - From terminals to service platform using a 3G (HSPA / HSPA+) Access
> - From terminal to service platform using a WiFi Access connection
> We are using dummyNet to simulate the links so we are interested in IP
> characteristics layers for Packet loss Rate, bandwidth and latency. Values
> depends on multiple factors, but we would like to know what mean values are
> considered when services are deployed.
> Currently we are considering the following values. Packet Lost Rate for L2
> seems 7% for Wifi and 5% for 3G. We are wondering how L3 is affected?
> Parameter | Wifi (802.11a/g) | 3G (HSDPA)
> Latency 100 ms 60 ms
> Bandwidth 5 Mbps 3 Mbps
> Packet Lost Rate XXX XXX
> Any comment links will be appreciated.
> Daniel Migault
> Orange Labs / Security Lab
> +33 (0) 1 45 29 60 52
> +33 (0) 6 70 72 69 58
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