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Re: Two Tiered Internet

  • From: Michael.Dillon
  • Date: Wed Dec 14 05:43:58 2005

> Now that the networks are converging, how do you provide traditional
> levels of reliability to the different services sharing the same 
> Do you want the picture on the TV to stop because you download a big 
> on your PC?  Do you want to be able to make phone calls when your PC is
> infected with Blaster and consuming your Internet bandwidth?

Simple. You give the consumer the ability to fiddle with
the QoS settings on the provider's edge router interface.
After all, they are paying for the access link.

--Michael Dillon