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A lot of people around the world commute using public transportation and would like to spend this time viewing streamed video content such as news or sports updates. However, mobile wireless networks typically suffer from severe bandwidth fluctuations, and the networks are often completely unresponsive for several seconds, sometimes minutes. Today, there(More)
There are many available commercial streaming solutions that perform quality adaption. An important issue with respect to users' perceived quality is how the system schedules the quality levels to match the available network resources. In this study, we compare several adaptive media players on the market to see how they perform in challenging streaming(More)
In this dataset paper, we present and make available real-world measurements of the throughput that was achieved at the application layer when adaptive HTTP streaming was performed over 3G networks using mobile devices. For the streaming sessions, we used popular commute routes in and around Oslo (Norway) traveling with different types of public(More)
One of the main challenges when streaming video to mobile devices is to handle fluctuating bandwidth and frequent network outages as the device is brought in and out of areas with network coverage. In this paper, we propose bitrate and video quality planning algorithms for mobile streaming scenarios using a GPS-based bandwidth-lookup service in order to(More)
A well known challenge with mobile video streaming is fluctuating bandwidth. As the client devices move in and out of network coverage areas, the users may experience varying signal strengths, competition for the available resources and periods of network outage. These conditions have a significant effect on video quality. In this paper, we present a video(More)
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