TCP-Friendly Rate Control for Streaming Service Over 3G Network

  title={TCP-Friendly Rate Control for Streaming Service Over 3G Network},
  author={Youming Fu and Ruimin Hu and Gang Tian and Zhongyuan Wang},
  journal={2006 International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing},
Rate control is an important issue in streaming applications over wireless network. TFRC is a widely accepted rate control protocol in wired networks, but it has a serious shortcoming that it cannot distinguish the wireless channel error based loss rate from the total packet loss rate measured at streaming client. In this paper, we focus on wireless streaming over 3G network, and propose an amended TCP-friendly rate control protocol TFWSRC which makes use of the characteristic of 3G network to… CONTINUE READING


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