Packet Overhead and Coding Efficiency


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Packet Overhead and Coding Efficiency
Packet Overhead and Coding EfficiencyFrom the point of view of techno-economics, VoIP is an interesting technology to compare and contrast with traditional circuit-switched telephony for a number of reasons. First, VoIP reconstructs the network protocol stack; it repositions voice as an application of a network rather than the underlying network itself. VoIP implies that the underlying network infrastructure will be used for other applications, either sequentially or concurrently with voice, whether they are data applications such as e-mail, multimedia applications such as streamed video or something else. It therefore supports a more diverse business model than could possibly be considered for a circuit-switched voice network that is dedicated to the principal task of transporting voic…
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Richard Swale; Daniel Collins,: Carrier-Grade VoIP, Third Edition. Packet Overhead and Coding Efficiency, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export