publication . Other literature type . Conference object . Article . 2017

Speedtest-Like Measurements In 3G/4G Networks: The Monroe Experience

SAFARI KHATOUNI, Ali; Mellia, Marco; AJMONE MARSAN, Marco Giuseppe; Alfredsson, Stefan; Karlsson, Jonas; Brunstrom, Anna; Alay, Ozgu; Lutu, Andra; Midoglu, Cise; Mancuso, Vincenzo;
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  • Published: 07 Sep 2017
  • Publisher: Zenodo
  • Country: Italy
Mobile Broadband (MBB) Networks are evolving at a fast pace, with technology enhancements that promise drastic improvements in capacity, connectivity, coverage, i.e., better performance in general.<br> But how to measure the actual performance of a MBB solution?<br> In this paper, we present our experience in running the simplest of the performance test: ``speedtest-like'' measurements to estimate the download speed offered by actual 3G/4G networks.<br> Despite their simplicity, download speed measurements in MBB networks are much more complex than in wired networks, because of additional factors (e.g., mobility of users, physical impairments, diversity in techn...
free text keywords: Mobile Broadband network, open platform, measurement, Mobile Broadband network, open platform, measurement, Network measurements, QoS, speedtest, Passive monitoring, Open platform, Computer network, business.industry, business, Multihoming, Mobile broadband, Exploit, Computer science, Server, Mobile telephony, Quality of service
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Measuring Mobile Broadband Networks in Europe
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 644399
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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