[VoiceOps] High Quality, Reliable Voice via the Internet / SIPNOC

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Sat Jun 21 15:50:53 UTC 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: "PE" <peeip989 at gmail.com>

> But isn't congestion caused by bytes and not number of packets? So, by
> that argument, larger packets will fill the queue faster than smaller
> and thus have a higher propensity to drop? And when it does, it is a
> bigger chunk of audio so it could actually reduce quality rather than
> improve it.

Not necessarily.  There's *lots* of gear out there that will move 100mb/s
all day long with no problems, but if you smack it with too many 50-byte
packets per second, it will have a nervous breakdown.  Probably less so
than formerly, but I suspect there's still a lot that isn't perfect.

-- jra
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