10g residential CPE

Mel Beckman mel at beckman.org
Fri Dec 25 22:39:08 UTC 2020


CoD is just a game. Doesn’t matter in the grand scheme of things if you have to wait a day to play it, unless you’re willing to pay 2x more for 10x speed. Then you’re entitled to the higher speed — occasionally. 

As George Carlin said about video games, “Just what we need: a generation of idiots with good eye-hand coordination. “ :)

-mel via cell

> On Dec 25, 2020, at 1:24 PM, Niels Bakker <niels=nanog at bakker.net> wrote:
> * mike at mtcc.com (Michael Thomas) [Fri 25 Dec 2020, 21:18 CET]:
>>> On 12/25/20 11:34 AM, 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.)
>> Wouldn't cpe that implements proper queuing disciplines be a lot simpler and cheaper? I got bit by that once when a friend was downloading a game and it. I flashed a router with openwrt and fiddled with their queuing nobs and everything was golden.
> Let's take an example from earlier this year when Activision shipped a 180GB update to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare when they introduced the War Zone BR game mode update.
> Download times:-
> 180GB at 100 Mbps: 4 hours
> 180GB at 1000 Mbps: 23 minutes
> How will proper queuing disciplines possibly help here?
>    -- Niels.

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