On Tuesday 31 March 2009, scrapo wrote:
Dinesh A. Joshi wrote:
Net neutrality on the other hand refers to preventing
discrimination between data coming from 2 alternate sources, not
teh quantum of data. It has nothing to do with volume.
Or discrimination based on application. The discrimination maybe cost
or performance. The noise was about prioritising voice traffic over
others and charging higher for the reduced latency. When done with a
reasonable percentage of traffic, everybody elses packets will suffer
higher latency. It happens often on MTNL, where you will see no
packets for a few seconds then all packets will come through. No
packet loss, but will screw up any latency sensitive app eg irc, av.