[External] Re: 10g residential CPE

Jared Geiger jared at compuwizz.net
Sun Dec 27 00:29:20 UTC 2020

Are there 1G home routers that can do fq_codel in hardware versus the
general purpose CPU on the device? The only devices that I have that will
do a full 1G with it have active cooling fans.

It seems manufacturers need to meet that goal before we ask for 10G CPEs.


On Sat, Dec 26, 2020 at 3:39 PM Mike Hammett <nanog at ics-il.net> wrote:

> *nods* That leave delivering a better quality product to the rest of us.
> Ya know, peered well with whatever other networks may exist.  :-)
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> *From: *"Mark Tinka" <mark.tinka at seacom.com>
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> *Sent: *Friday, December 25, 2020 11:44:00 PM
> *Subject: *Re: [External] Re: 10g residential CPE
> On 12/25/20 23:04, Michael Thomas wrote:
> >
> > I mean, i understand the arm's race, but now it seems to be an arms
> > race for its own sake.
> It is, because it is hard to be different when all you know is to sell
> bandwidth.
> The next level of differentiation is being a fibre provider, and selling
> large amounts of bandwidth for less, and less, and less.
> It's a total lack of creativity in the infrastructure space, where the
> only goal is to maintain customers on the books.
> One of the mobile operators in South Africa, just last week, launched
> new data bundles for customers below a certain age. I mean, how many
> ways can you slice the selling of data because you can't be creative in
> other ways?
> Mark.
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