Building a better TROUGH

Santo, Brian
October 2006
CED;Oct2006, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p30
Trade Publication
The article discusses some techniques in bandwidth management that cable operators can implement in managing power users or bandwidth abusers in Internet access service. Approaches that would limit power users include diplomatic ramifications, better network management and shoveling more bandwidth. Bandwidth consumption could be reduced by cutting service when bandwidth limit is exceeded and reducing bandwidth. Rogers Cable Inc. and Cogeco Inc. have been successful in using the two approaches.


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