Keeping Track of Data Usage in GB Per Port

Joe Hamelin joe at nethead.com
Thu Oct 16 00:43:27 UTC 2014


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> On 10/15/14, 1:38 PM, "Colton Conor" <colton.conor at gmail.com> wrote:
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> >So based on the response I have received so far it seems cable was a
> >complicated example with service flows involved.
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Don't forget that between your port on your DSL/Cable modem and the actual
port they may be monitoring there could be transitions through various
protocols that can chew up bandwidth with framing bits and whatnot.

See: http://www.yourdictionary.com/cell-tax as an example.

This can, in worse but common cases, be as much as one fifth of the
bandwidth.

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Joe Hamelin, W7COM, Tulalip, WA, 360-474-7474


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