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Re: Network Parameters on Subscriber side feelings

  • From: Mark Smith
  • Date: Mon Jun 18 08:39:02 2007

On Mon, 18 Jun 2007 13:02:55 +0100
Leigh Porter <[email protected]> wrote:

> [email protected] wrote:
> >>   is there any work or research on measuring method for  
> >> subscriber (customer)side feelings of network service? 
> >>


> >   
> We have been doing a lot of work on how to measure the subscriber
> "experience" of a network. e2e ping delay actually is quite a good
> measure so long as you use it correctly. However we found that using
> tools such as iperf to take periodic measurments of TCP throughput, UDP
> throughput and packet loss was far more interesting.
> --
> Leigh Porter

You might also find this OWAMP (One Way Active Measurement Protocol)
AKA "One Way Ping" implementation to be quite useful for that sort of


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