[External] Re: 10g residential CPE

Michael Thomas mike at mtcc.com
Sat Dec 26 23:34:18 UTC 2020

On 12/26/20 3:28 PM, Mike Hammett wrote:
> Use a router with FQ_CODEL and be amazed at how much you can get onto 
> a pipe without any perceptible difference in the experience.

I did that, after a meltdown and yes it made a huge difference. I don't 
understand why CPE don't implement it by default.


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> *From: *"Michael Thomas" <mike at mtcc.com>
> *To: *nanog at nanog.org
> *Sent: *Friday, December 25, 2020 1:27:39 PM
> *Subject: *Re: [External] Re: 10g residential CPE
> On 12/25/20 11:04 AM, Mark Tinka wrote:
>     On 12/25/20 20:10, Hunter Fuller via NANOG wrote:
>         It would meet some customers’ needs because multiple people
>         could use 1G of service at a time. I think it is interesting
>         to distinguish “>1G CPE” from “true 10G CPE” and I suspect
>         many / most customers are looking for the former.
>     Large upstream capacity has always been about aggregation of the
>     downstream.
> Can I ask a really dumb question? Consider it an xmas present. I know 
> this sounds like "nobody needs more than 640k", but how can household 
> possibly need a gig let alone 10g? I'm still on 25mbs DSL, have cut 
> the cord so all tv, etc is over the net. If I really cared and wanted 
> 4k I could probably upgrade to a 50mbs service and be fine. Admittedly 
> it's just the two of us here, but throw in a couple of kids and I 
> still don't see how ~100mbs isn't sufficient let alone 1 or 10G. Am I 
> missing something really stupid?
> Mike
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