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Dual-Mode Congestion Control Mechanism for Video Services

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)50-56
JournalJournal of Media and Mass Communication
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2015
Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


Video services represent over a half of Internet traffic. However, there is not any congestion control mechanism which would be suitable and widely used for all kinds of video services. This paper provides a study in which this kind of congestion control mechanism is further developed and improved based on the findings of our previous study. This mechanism offers a specific approach for congestion control because it can offer dual-mode congestion control services. There is a backward loading mode where the bandwidth is given away to other connections after the load level of a network exceeds a certain level. Instead, the other mode, a real-time mode, always wants its fair share of the bandwidth.