10g residential CPE

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.com
Fri Dec 25 20:06:01 UTC 2020

On 12/25/20 21:34, Niels Bakker wrote:

> Gigabit speeds are about bursting.  Foreground activities like gaming, 
> making online reservations, streaming won't take more than that, but 
> anything faster is really nice to have when you're waiting for the odd 
> software download to finish. (You may have noticed that they've been 
> increasing in size this year.)

Agreed, but how many "Gigabit" speeds are sufficient for bursting.

The level of burst is congruent with the the amount of generation all of 
your devices require at the same time.

Then you hit the device limits itself, e.g., wi-fi on the device, wi-fi 
on the AP, routing on the home gateway, whatever actual backbone the 
provider has, e.t.c.

Then the fact that not all the devices in the home are going to be 
generating burst data at the same time, or even on the same day. That 
iOS update may ship to your phone on Monday, but the kids will only get 
it the following Saturday, for some reason or other.


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