On dominant characteristics of residential broadband internet traffic

  title={On dominant characteristics of residential broadband internet traffic},
  author={Gregor Maier and Anja Feldmann and Vern Paxson and Mark Allman},
  booktitle={Internet Measurement Conference},
While residential broadband Internet access is popular in many parts of the world, only a few studies have examined the characteristics of such traffic. In this paper we describe observations from monitoring the network activity for more than 20,000 residential DSL customers in an urban area. To ensure privacy, all data is immediately anonymized. We augment the anonymized packet traces with information about DSL-level sessions, IP (re-)assignments, and DSL link bandwidth. Our analysis reveals… CONTINUE READING
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